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The Gatehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chilton, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7984 / 51°47'54"N

Longitude: -1.0032 / 1°0'11"W

OS Eastings: 468836

OS Northings: 211558

OS Grid: SP688115

Mapcode National: GBR B06.C5J

Mapcode Global: VHDV7.K2J4

Entry Name: The Gatehouse

Listing Date: 26 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43005

Location: Chilton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Chilton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Chilton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 61 SE CHILTON THAME ROAD
(east side)

1/68 The Gatehouse

26.10.51

GV II*

House. Dated 1683 in raised cut brick above central door. Chequer brick.
Hipped old tile roof. 6 bays. 2 storeys plus dormers. Central doorway
has architraved frame and original 4-panel oak door. Evidence of hood
above. Flanked in central bays by single light transomed windows. Other
windows mullioned and transomed cross-casements of 2 lights, all with
leaded lights. Moulded frames. Flat arches to windows. Band course between
storeys. Above doorway is raised pattern of scrolls with central
pineapple on stalk, flanked by date '16' and '83', all in projecting cut brick.
Two 2-light swept dormers with leaded casements above bays 2 and 5.
Tall flanking stacks. Modern addition at rear, but several cross-windows
to flank and rear which retain original glass and leading. Interior,
Full height open well closed string staircase in centre bays rising from
entrance hall. Turned balusters, ramped moulded handrails. Door cases to
left and right of hall have heavy bolection architraves and frieze and
cornice.
RCHM I. 106. MON.6.


Listing NGR: SP6883911558

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