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England

Long Crendon Manor (The Manor House)

  • Built / Designed For: Blanck family

    House & Family History: The Manor of Long Crendon was given to Sir Walter Giffard, Lord of Longueville, by William the Conqueror for services at the Battle of Hastings (there is some evidence that Sir Walter and his son killed Harold, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England). Today's Long Crendon Manor is the result of many centuries of alterations and additions.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: A brick Granary, circa 1725, is extant. The original farmyard was converted into a garden, 1967-68, by Robert Adam, who also designed the hipped roof Gazebo for Lord Carrington.

  • Architect: Philip Tilden

    Date: 1920
    Designed: Restored and extended House

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    Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 1967-68
    Designed: Garden and Gazebo for Lord Carrington

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  • Title: Midsomer Murders on Location
    Author: Schreiner, Sabine; Street, Joan
    Year Published: 2010
    Reference: pg. 40
    Publisher: Cambridge: Irregular Special Press
    ISBN: 1901091376
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth
    Year Published: 1994
    Reference: pg. 182
    Publisher: London: Penguin Books
    ISBN: 0140710620
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "The Private Life of Henry VIII" (1933). "Seven Dials Mystery" (1981). "Midsomer Murders" (2000 - TV series, as Inkpen Manor in the episode "Garden of Death"). "Midsomer Murders" (2004 - TV series, as the spirtualist church in the episode "Things That Go Bump in the Night"). "Midsomer Murders" (2007 - TV series, in the episode "The Axeman Cometh"). "Little Dorrit" (2008 - TV mini series). "The Woman in Black" (2012). "Midsomer Murders" (2013 - TV series, season 16, episode 1, "The Christmas Haunting").
  • Seat of: Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington.

    Past Seat of: Blanck family, 10th century. Sir Walter Giffard, Lord of Longueville, 11th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Mixed Use

    Ownership Details: Today a luxury B&B and the family home of Lord Carrington.

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01844-201-647

    Email: enquiries@longcrendonmanor.co.uk

    Website: http://www.longcrendonmanor.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No