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Mount Tabor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingrave with Rowsham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8632 / 51°51'47"N

Longitude: -0.7354 / 0°44'7"W

OS Eastings: 487177

OS Northings: 219049

OS Grid: SP871190

Mapcode National: GBR D2G.0X7

Mapcode Global: VHDV0.6FLH

Entry Name: Mount Tabor House

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350877

Location: Wingrave with Rowsham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Wingrave with Rowsham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wingrave

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP81 NE WINGRAVE WITH ROWSHAM LEIGHTON ROAD

8/128 Mount Tabor House

GV II

School, formerly mansion known as Wingrave Manor House. Circa
1870-80. Probably built for Rothschilds, leased to Stewart
Freeman family. Red brick to ground floor, half-timbering with
whitewashed roughcast infill above. Tiled roof with some
fishscale patterning, brick chimneys with pilasters. Picturesque.
Main part of house is of 2 storeys with 2 bays projecting to left and
wide bay set back to right. Left bays have jettied first floors and
overhanging upper gables with deep coves and cut brackets. Irregular
leaded casements with moulded wooden mullions and transoms. Right bay
of projection has porch with large wooden shell hood on carved scroll
brackets over door. Tile-hung spire above this bay. Bay set back to
right has similar casements that to ground floor in wooden surround with
panelled pilasters, cornice hood on brackets and large scroll brackets
to sides. Return walls are also gabled with canted bay and oriel
windows. Service wing to left with 3-storey end block, another range
at right angles to rear. Interior: hall has wooden panelling,depressed
arches on fluted Corinthian pilasters, Jacobethan carved wooden
fireplace, and staircase with C18-style turned wooden balusters and
Doric column newel posts. Large room on ground floor has walls with
moulded panel motifs and entablature, heavily embossed ceiling paper
and elaborate doorcases with entablatures on fluted Corinthian columns.
Similar surround to bay window and fireplace, the latter with elaborate
plaster over-mantel and fan motif to ceiling.


Listing NGR: SP8717719049

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