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Latitude: 51.7826 / 51°46'57"N
Longitude: -0.7134 / 0°42'48"W
OS Eastings: 488853
OS Northings: 210109
OS Grid: SP888101
Mapcode National: GBR D3G.6G8
Mapcode Global: VHDVD.LG79
Entry Name: The Chalet
Listing Date: 21 July 1972
Last Amended: 11 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124227
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42569
Location: Aston Clinton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Aston Clinton
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Aston Clinton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 81 SE ASTON CLINTON ASTON HILL
5/1 The Chalet
(formerly listed as "The
Summer house or Pavilion now a house, built 1887-8 for Alfred de
Rothschild of Halton House for entertaining guests, reputedly
by an Austrian architect, Modelled on an Alpine chalet with timber
ground floor and loft on a brick basement. Large shallow pitched
tiled roof sweeping down over side verandahs, 1 chimney, South
gable front verandah with 4 large posts on red brick bases, braced
to tiebeams, rustic balustrades to verandah and balcony, the latter with
a band of rustic palissading below. Walls finished with panels of logs
set in patterns . Heavy plate glass mullioned and transomed windows.
Interior: 3 rooms retain painted and gilded panelling, decorative
leather lining and silk tapestry hangings. History. Visited by
Edward VIII who was a friend of Alfred de Rothschild. (see
'Beechwoods and Bayonets - the Book of Halton, by A.E. Adam,
Listing NGR: SP8885310109
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