AFRICA HOUSE BURKE LODGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1124572

Date first listed: 19-May-1950

Statutory Address: AFRICA HOUSE, 20, LONDON END

Statutory Address: BURKE LODGE, 20, LONDON END

Map

Ordnance survey map of AFRICA HOUSE
BURKE LODGE
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Location

Statutory Address: AFRICA HOUSE, 20, LONDON END

Statutory Address: BURKE LODGE, 20, LONDON END

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks (District Authority)

Parish: Beaconsfield

National Grid Reference: SU 94602 90085

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 9490 SE BEACONSFIELD LONDON END (south side) 13/80 No 20 (Burke Lodge and 19.5.50 Africa House)

GV II*

Now 2 dwellings, but formerly one, previously the Crown Inn. U-shaped in plan. C16/17 origin, refronted C18. Timber-framed; colourwashed cement rendered; old tile roof behind parapet. Quoins at both ends of elevation. Five canted bay windows through 2 storeys 2 of them with the porches to the houses set in their lower part. First floor with five 1:3:1 windows with C18 glazing bars in form of octagons and a similarly glazed semicircular window over the carriage entrance. Ground floor with three 1:3:1 windows, 2 Tuscan pedimented porches, that to Africa House with metopes and triglyphs, that to Burke Lodge, smaller. Between the houses, a carriage entrance with panelled door and pointed arches opening with decorated spandrels. Stable wing at rear of Burke Lodge. Two storeys; colourwashed brick; much restored. RCHM I, p 43 item (8). Africa House formerly known as Burke House.

Listing NGR: SU9460290085

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 43720

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

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