List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WOBURN PARK

List entry Number: 1260104

Location

WOBURN PARK, WOBURN HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
SurreyRunnymedeDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361715

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 966 WOBURN HILL ADDLESTONE Woburn Park TQ 06 NE 3/67A

II GV

2. Architect William Kent, circa 1748; seriously altered in late C19 when the 2 storey elevations were cement rendered and completely changed. Inside there is a late C18 or early C19 stair with delicate metal balustrade, and some of the 1st floor rooms have C18 cornices, and panelling of ordinary type but original date. Woburn Park or Woburn Farm as it was known in the C18 was the seat of Phillip Southcote who in the 1740's transformed the estate into a "ferme ornee" or ornamental farm the essentials for which were fields for cattle or crops, decorated with statuary, vases, temples, archways and other features. Reference in H F Clark's English Landscape Gardens, with reproduction of old front of house and estate. Very little survives of the famous lay-out either architecturally or otherwise but some remaining structures merit listing.

Woburn Park and the listed structures within the grounds, form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ0593665291

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Clark, H F - Title: English Landscape Gardens
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 40 Surrey - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: TQ 05936 65291

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