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Latimer House (National Defence College)

A Grade II Listed Building in Latimer, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6794 / 51°40'45"N

Longitude: -0.5556 / 0°33'20"W

OS Eastings: 499964

OS Northings: 198836

OS Grid: SU999988

Mapcode National: GBR F64.QCF

Mapcode Global: VHFSJ.B14W

Plus Code: 9C3XMCHV+QQ

Entry Name: Latimer House (National Defence College)

Listing Date: 30 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44951

Location: Latimer and Ley Hill, Buckinghamshire, HP5

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Latimer and Ley Hill

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Latimer

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Latimer House (National
Defence College)


1834-38 by E Blore. Symmetrical red brick mansion of 2 storeys with attics in Tudor
style. Ashlar dressings, slate roofs. Moulded octagonal shafts to stacks,
crenellated parapets and mullioned and transomed casements. South front with
3 shallow projecting gabled bays in a front of 9 bays. East or entrance front of
5 bays, outer bays gabled and projecting. Central porch with oriel over and 1863
date plaque. Interior with entrance hall and staircase behind, surrounded by a
rib-vaulted passage. Other rib-vaulted ceilings. Link range to north courtyard
with north and west ranges of 2 storeys and east screen wall, battlemented with at
south-east angle of north range clock tower with cupola.

Listing NGR: SU9996498836

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