Latimer House - a very secret war
The article was written by Helen Fry and was published with her kind permission.
Latimer was a very secret place; the prisoners entered and left in closed vans etc, so writes former intelligence officer Dr John Whitten.
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Sounds like a great weekend Barrie
And an even more interesting place! Thanks for sharing as I’d never heard of it before.
During the Second World War, the house was the headquarters of IV Corps from August 1940 and the center of top secret activities by MI5 and MI6
Latimer House is a large country house at Latimer, Buckinghamshire. It is now branded as De Vere Latimer Estate and functions as a countryside hotel used for country house weddings and conferences. Latimer Place has a small church, St Mary Magdalene, which was built by Lord Chesham, in the grounds.
Latimer House, a mansion on the hill on the edge of the village, was once a home of members of the Cavendish family who became the barons Chesham. During the 17th century, Latimer Manor was the home o...
Hi Chris -
Thanks you have saved me lots of photocopying - the hotel when asked gave me two sets of interesting information covered by your wikipedia info. Apparently there is more to come when a period of years passes due to secrets etc being released.
Interesting site the hotel sits on deep in the countryside.