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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.


List entry Number: 1165582



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Taplow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Apr-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44269

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3/668 Chapel (formerly listed as Cliveden together with 23.9.55 terrace wall, octagonal temple, Blenheim Pavilion and balustrade from Villa Borghese)

- I

By Giacomo Leoni and originally a gazebo; in course of erection in 1735. Con- verted by the 1st Viscount Astor into a chapel in which he lies buried. The mosaics in the chapel designed by J L Pearson and carried out by Clayton and Bell, 1893-7. Lavish marble fittings, floor and wall covering. 2 urns by T [Greenaway of Bath 1725. CL 24.2.77.

Listing NGR: SU9091885059

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 24 February, (1977)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 90917 85058


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