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Shrub's Wood Including Attached Walls and Planting Boxes Surrounding Garage Court and Patio

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6378 / 51°38'15"N

Longitude: -0.549 / 0°32'56"W

OS Eastings: 500513

OS Northings: 194213

OS Grid: TQ005942

Mapcode National: GBR G82.61J

Mapcode Global: VHFSQ.F3NB

Entry Name: Shrub's Wood Including Attached Walls and Planting Boxes Surrounding Garage Court and Patio

Listing Date: 30 July 1984

Last Amended: 29 April 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44781

Location: Chalfont St. Peter, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP8

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chalfont St. Peter

Built-Up Area: Chalfont St Giles

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Chalfont St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


Shrub's Wood
including attached
walls and planting
boxes surrounding
garage court and

(Formerly listed as
Shrub's Wood)


Substantial house 1933-4.Designed by Mendelsohn and Chermayeff. Monolithic
reinforced concrete construction. International modern idiom. 2 storeys. Entrance facade of two main parts, that to left set forward and linked to right hand part by quadrant curve containing staircase. Entrance to left portion recessed within square headed opening. Original glazed smallpaned door, metal glazing bars. To left of entrance on each floor a seven-light ribbon window with concrete mullions & metal casements. 4-light picture window to upper floor of quadrant curve. To right of this ground floor largely blind; upper floor with 10-light ribbon window; concrete mullions, metal casements, coped parapet. Side and rear elevations with similar treatment and also of architectural interest. Interior retains all its original fitted furniture, panelling and other fitments.
The Architectural Review, November, 1935, p174-8.
The Modern House in England, FRS,Yorke,A. Modern Houses in Britain,1919-1939,

Listing NGR: TQ0051394213

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