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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
Entry Name: Africa House burke Lodge
Listing Date: 19 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124572
English Heritage Legacy ID: 43720
Location: Beaconsfield, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, HP9
District: South Bucks
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
SU 9490 SE BEACONSFIELD LONDON END
(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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