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Brief description of site

The site has the remains of a late-15th-century park surrounding an early-19th-century mansion house. There are gardens associated with the house.

Brief history of site

The original manor house can be traced back as far as the 11th century and underwent a series of alterations until it was demolished in the late-18th-century. A new brick mansion house was erected on the site in 1820.

The park and garden both date from the 15th century.

In the 1940s, Whaddon Hall was used as the headquarters of Section VII of MI6 and was a vital link to the operations at Bletchley Park.

Location information:

Address: High Street, Whaddon, MK17 0NA

Locality: Milton Keynes

Local Authorities:

Buckinghamshire; Aylesbury Vale; Whaddon

Historical County: Buckinghamshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 152 Grid Ref: SP 807 346
Latitude: 52.004 Longitude: -0.825802

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Agriculture and subsistence

Context or principal building: mansion house

Site first created: Before 1500

Main period of development: 15th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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