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Latitude: 51.7825 / 51°46'57"N
Longitude: -0.7129 / 0°42'46"W
OS Eastings: 488887
OS Northings: 210102
OS Grid: SP888101
Mapcode National: GBR D3G.6LP
Mapcode Global: VHDVD.LGHC
Entry Name: Skittle Alley in the Grounds of of the Chalet
Listing Date: 12 October 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200386
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350316
Location: Aston Clinton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Aston Clinton
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Aston Clinton
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
Then following buildings shall be added to the list;
SP 81 SE ASTON CLINTON ASTON HILL
Skittle Alley in the
5/10002 grounds of The Chalet
Skittle alley. Late C19, built for Alfred de Rothschild of Halton House for entertaining guests at The
Chalet (qv). Cast-iron frame with scroll enriched trusses, each having the Rothschild monogram.
Glazed roof with cast-iron eaves brackets designed to appear as tree branches; similar crossed twigs form
squares along the top of the eaves. Single storey. 6 bays. Brick gable end walls. Sides glazed with
continuous timber plank apron. A log 8 wheel device has survived for opening the roof Guests were
brought from Halton House (qv) in a pony carriage to admire the wide view and be entertained for
the day; a pack of spaniels was kept in adjoining kennels (qv).
Listing NGR: SP8888710102
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