Nuffield Place

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nuffield Place
Nuffield Place-4311428181.jpg
Aerial view of Nuffield Place
Nuffield Place is located in Oxfordshire
Nuffield Place
Nuffield Place
Nuffield Place shown within Oxfordshire
OS grid reference SU6687
Civil parish
  • Nuffield
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Henley-on-Thames
Postcode district RG9
Dialling code 01491
Police Thames Valley
Fire Oxfordshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
Website nuffield-place
List of places
51°34′55″N 1°02′10″W / 51.582°N 1.036°W / 51.582; -1.036Coordinates: 51°34′55″N 1°02′10″W / 51.582°N 1.036°W / 51.582; -1.036

Nuffield Place is country house near the village of Nuffield[1] in the Chiltern Hills in South Oxfordshire, England, just over 4 miles (6 km) east of Wallingford.

The house was completed in 1914. Sir William Morris (later created Viscount Nuffield) had it enlarged in 1933 and lived there until his death in 1963. Lord Nuffield was buried at Holy Trinity Parish Church in the village, and bequeathed Nuffield Place and its contents to Nuffield College, Oxford, as a museum. The college has gifted the house and part of the estate to the National Trust.[2][3][4]

Lord Nuffield was fond of clocks and his bedroom contains eight. His bedroom also has a miniature workshop, in a cupboard, containing a vice and metalworking tools, as well as a jar containing Lord Nuffield's own preserved appendix.

See also[edit]


External links[edit]