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Eythrope Pavilion

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8171 / 51°49'1"N

Longitude: -0.885 / 0°53'6"W

OS Eastings: 476953

OS Northings: 213748

OS Grid: SP769137

Mapcode National: GBR C1H.519

Mapcode Global: VHDV3.LLZD

Entry Name: Eythrope Pavilion

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42257

Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Waddesdon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


7/111 Eythrope Pavilion


- II

House. 1876-79, much extended to north 1950s and altered c. 1990. Original building by George Devey for Alice de Rothschild. Red and vitreous brick, ashlar
dressings steeply pitched tiled roofs. Style combines French and
English Renaissance features. Plinth, moulded cornice on Tuscan
pilasters with ornamental capitals and carved lugs, panelled brick
parapet with stone pilasters and ball finials. Tudor chimneys with
variously patterned circular and octagonal shafts. One storey and
attic, 3 bays.

EXTERIOR: Canted projection to left of E. front has ornamental
gable with carved stone pilaster strips and friezes, flanking scrolls
and carved lion finial. Right bay has more curvilinear gable with
scrolls, segmental pediment and ball finials. To ground floor of right
bay is a semi-circular bay window with stone balustrade. Stone mullion
and transom windows with central arched lights. Centre bay has 3 stone
architrave arches with keyblocks, the central arch with door and flanking
columns. To centre of S. front is a 2-storey semi-circular bay window
breaking through the eaves, with a tall spire above. To left a large 3-light Mullion and transom window inserted c. 1990, with small side arch to loggia beyond. W. front has ornamental gable to left,2-storey bay window to centre,semi circular chimney with two tall projecting brick stacks added c.1990, arched loggia to right of attic and attic windows in French oeil-de-boeuf dormers.

INTERIORS: Contains imported late-eighteenth centuary French 'boiserie' panels in the former Blue Dining Room and in the Dining Room. This latter room also containf imported late- eighteenth century French panels. Simple Classic style interior decoration in the main reception rooms and French style marble fire plces. Curved staircase with iron balustrade inserted c. 1950.

HISTORY: BEcause the proximity of the river was considered a health hazard, especailly at night, the original building was designed as a day pavillion with living rooms, kitchen and housekeeper's rooms but no other bedrooms, Alice de Rothschild always spending the nioght at Waddesdon Manor.

Listing NGR: SP7695313748

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