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Birch Grove House

  • Built / Designed For: Maurice and Helen Macmillan

    House & Family History: Birch Grove was the home of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and the Macmillan family, who were seated here since 1882. The house was sold in 1988, together with 1,390 acres, to be used as a hotel, conference center, and golf club. In 2011 Birch Grove became a private home again.

  • Architect: E. Waters

    Date: 1926
    Designed: House

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  • Title: Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932, The
    Author: Manchester, William
    Year Published: 1983
    Reference: pg. 885
    Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown and Company
    ISBN: 0316058130
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Jim Hay; here since 2011.

    Past Seat / Home of: Macmillian family, 1882-1988. Larry Yung, 1989-2011.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No