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THE CHALET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE CHALET

List entry Number: 1124227

Location

THE CHALET, ASTON HILL

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aston Clinton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jul-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42569

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 88853 10109

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