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Africa House burke Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6017 / 51°36'6"N

Longitude: -0.6355 / 0°38'7"W

OS Eastings: 494602

OS Northings: 190085

OS Grid: SU946900

Mapcode National: GBR F70.G56

Mapcode Global: VHFSV.X0XH

Plus Code: 9C3XJ927+MR

Entry Name: Africa House burke Lodge

Listing Date: 19 May 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43720

Location: Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Beaconsfield

Built-Up Area: Beaconsfield

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Beaconsfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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(south side)
No 20
(Burke Lodge and
19.5.50 Africa House)


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

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