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

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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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
43720
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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