Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Date

24 October 2016

Location

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
SU 86120 95395; 51.65075°N, 0.75660°W

Information

Located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Hughenden Manor is a Grade I listed building in the care of the National Trust and was the country residence of Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), 1st Earl of Beaconsfield.

The estate dates back to the 11th century and the present house was built in the late 18th century. Disraeli inherited Hughenden in 1848 from his father Isaac, who had purchased it in 1847. The property was remodelled in 1862 by architect Edward Buckton Lamb (1806-1869).

Hughenden was sold by the Disraeli family in 1937 and it was used as a secret intelligence base during World War II. It was given to the National Trust in 1947.

Further Reading

Hughenden Manor (Wikipedia);
Hughenden (National Trust)

Hughenden Manor

Tory politician Benjamin Disraeli served as Prime Minister in 1868 and again from 1874 to 1880. He was friends with Queen Victoria, who made him Earl of Beaconsfield in 1876.

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor

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