Basic Site Details

Name: “Westcott,” Martinsend Lane
Town, district or village: Great Missenden
City or county: Buckinghamshire
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Westcott, a semi-bungalow residence, was designed by Alistair MacDonald, the architect and has a dining room, sitting room and sun parlour and some eight other rooms variously in use as bedrooms, a playroom study and box-rooms, related in a manner making for the utmost flexibility. [The Times 29 July 1964 page 13]

Lord and Lady Attlee moved from Cherry Cottage in nearby Prestwood to Westcott in 1961. Following the death of Lady Attlee the house was offered for sale

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Westcott, Martinsend Lane  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11961(?) Build/construction 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Alister Gladstone MacDonald (or Alistair Gladstone MacDonald)Architect 1961(?)  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lord Attlee 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1The Times29 July 1964  page 13 col A - Property Market