THE CHALET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1124227

Date first listed: 21-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: THE CHALET, ASTON HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE CHALET, ASTON HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)

Parish: Aston Clinton

National Grid Reference: SP 88853 10109

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SP 81 SE ASTON CLINTON ASTON HILL

5/1 The Chalet (formerly listed as "The Chalet", Halton) 21.7.72

- II

Summer house or Pavilion now a house, built 1887-8 for Alfred de Rothschild of Halton House for entertaining guests, reputedly by an Austrian architect, Modelled on an Alpine chalet with timber ground floor and loft on a brick basement. Large shallow pitched tiled roof sweeping down over side verandahs, 1 chimney, South gable front verandah with 4 large posts on red brick bases, braced to tiebeams, rustic balustrades to verandah and balcony, the latter with a band of rustic palissading below. Walls finished with panels of logs set in patterns . Heavy plate glass mullioned and transomed windows. Interior: 3 rooms retain painted and gilded panelling, decorative leather lining and silk tapestry hangings. History. Visited by Edward VIII who was a friend of Alfred de Rothschild. (see 'Beechwoods and Bayonets - the Book of Halton, by A.E. Adam, Buckingham 1983).

Listing NGR: SP8885310109

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 42569

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Adam, A E, Beechwoods and Bayonets The Book of Halton, (1983)

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