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Beachborough Park (Beachborough House)

  • House & Family History: During World War I Beachborough House served as the Queen's Canadian Military Hospital; During World War II it became an American military hospital. After the second war the house was briefly home to Stowe College. The current house is a fragment of a much larger (probably 17th century) house that was mostly destroyed by fire circa 1965.

  • Architect: John Stevens

    Date: 1813
    Designed: Alterations for Sir James Drake-Brockman

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 985
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Wallis family

    Past Seat / Home of: Sir William Brockman, until 1654; James Brockman, until 1683; William Brockman, until 1742; James Brockman, until 1767; The Rev. Ralph Drake-Brockman, until 1781; Sir James Drake-Brockman, early 19th century. Prime Minister David Lloyd-George, early 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No