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Latitude: 51.5363 / 51°32'10"N
Longitude: -0.5951 / 0°35'42"W
OS Eastings: 497537
OS Northings: 182865
OS Grid: SU975828
Mapcode National: GBR F7V.LC7
Mapcode Global: VHFT2.MNR4
Plus Code: 9C3XGCP3+GX
Entry Name: Manor House
Listing Date: 23 September 1955
Last Amended: 26 April 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165194
English Heritage Legacy ID: 44232
Location: Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire, SL2
Civil Parish: Stoke Poges
Built-Up Area: Stoke Poges
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Stoke Poges
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Tagged with: Building
SU 98 SE STOKE POGES STOKE PARK
(formerly listed as
23.9.55 Stoke Manor)
Circa 1550 altered. Red brick; old tile roof; prominent chimney stacks
in groups of 3 or 4 octagonal cut brick shafts. Two storeys and attic.
Rear elevation of 3 bays with pilasters at corners and stringcourse at lst-
floor level. Window range of 3 sashes framed in raised brickwork and with
glazing bars. Three dormers with hipped tiled roofs. Garden elevation
with on left hand 2 gables. First floor and in gables, paired windows in
stone surrounds with mullions and leaded lights. Ground floor with 3-light
casements. On right hand, 2-storey hall with a bay window, projecting stepped
chimney stack and large leaded casement window. Interior: hall with elaborate
fireplace; also, a late C18 marble fireplace with coupled columns in another
room. History: built for Francis Earl of Huntingdon, bought 1599 and inhabited
by Chief Justice Coke, (who entertained Elizabeth I here in 1601) until
1634; later home of Lady Cobham, widow of lst Viscount and friend of Gray.
Gray's 'Long Story' describes the house. VCH III, p 302; CL I, p 724.
Listing NGR: SU9753782865
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