Chartwell home of Sir Winston Churchill was bought & presented to the nation in 1947 by a group of his friends & admirers whose names are recorded here in gratitude by the National Trust. Sir Edward Peacock. Viscount Camrose. Viscount Bearsted. Sir Hugo Cunliffe. Owen Lord Glendyne. Lord Leathers. Mr James De Rothschild. Sir Frederick Stewart. Mr J. Arthur Rank. Viscount Partal of Laverstoke. Sir Edward Mountain. Sir James Lithgow. Lord Kenilworth. Lord Bicester. Sir James Caird. Lord Catto. Viscount Nuffield.