SHRUB'S WOOD INCLUDING ATTACHED WALLS AND PLANTING BOXES SURROUNDING GARAGE COURT AND PATIO

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1158476

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: SHRUB'S WOOD INCLUDING ATTACHED WALLS AND PLANTING BOXES SURROUNDING GARAGE COURT AND PATIO, GORELANDS LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: SHRUB'S WOOD INCLUDING ATTACHED WALLS AND PLANTING BOXES SURROUNDING GARAGE COURT AND PATIO, GORELANDS LANE

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern (District Authority)

Parish: Chalfont St. Peter

National Grid Reference: TQ 00513 94213

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHALFONT ST. PETER. GORELANDS LANE Shrub's Wood including attached walls and planting boxes surrounding garage court and patio

(Formerly listed as Shrub's Wood)

II*

Substantial house 1933-4.Designed by Mendelsohn and Chermayeff. Monolithic reinforced concrete construction. International modern idiom. 2 storeys. Entrance facade of two main parts, that to left set forward and linked to right hand part by quadrant curve containing staircase. Entrance to left portion recessed within square headed opening. Original glazed smallpaned door, metal glazing bars. To left of entrance on each floor a seven-light ribbon window with concrete mullions & metal casements. 4-light picture window to upper floor of quadrant curve. To right of this ground floor largely blind; upper floor with 10-light ribbon window; concrete mullions, metal casements, coped parapet. Side and rear elevations with similar treatment and also of architectural interest. Interior retains all its original fitted furniture, panelling and other fitments. The Architectural Review, November, 1935, p174-8. The Modern House in England, FRS,Yorke,A. Modern Houses in Britain,1919-1939, J.Gould.

Listing NGR: TQ0051394213

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 44781

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gould, J, Modern Houses in Britain 1919-1939, (1977)
Yorke, F R S , The Modern House in England, (1937)
'Architectural Review' in Architectural Review, (1935)

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