Ref NoDCS/2/6/14
TitleFlat Roof House: General papers
Admin/Biog HistoryThe Flat Roof House in Little Frieth, Buckinghamshire, was a private house built by Colin Lucas in 1933-1935 for Margaret Sewell (a friend of Lucas' wife) as a weekend house for Sewell and her daughter, Phillida Sewell, an actress. Phillida stayed at the property until her death in 1988 and, after being sold in 1999, the property was extensively refurbished by Dennis Sharp Architects in 2001.
DescriptionContains research material relating to the Flat Roof House, including:

-Photocopy of legal documents relating to the commissioning of Flat Roof House, [dated c1930s]
-Published articles, dated 1979-2001, relating to the Flat Roof House, including its restoration in 2001 and an obituary for Phillida Sewell, an actress, who lived in the property with her mother
-Copy of a dissertation, dated June 1989, by Rendel (née Godwin) entitled 'An examination of the Early Career of Colin Lucas with Particular Reference to the Flat Roofed House at Frieth'
-Building survey report, dated 1999, by Countrywide Surveyors
-B&w and colour photographs showing the Flat Roof House, [dated c1987-2001], by Sharp
-Colour brochure for the sale of the Flat Roof House, [dated c2000s], with photographs and description
Date[1930s-2000s]
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Image CaptionColour photograph showing the exterior of the Flat Roof House, dated c1987-2001
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