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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1115962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350877
Location: Wingrave with Rowsham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
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
SP81 NE WINGRAVE WITH ROWSHAM LEIGHTON ROAD
8/128 Mount Tabor House
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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