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Wendover House School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wendover, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7571 / 51°45'25"N

Longitude: -0.7376 / 0°44'15"W

OS Eastings: 487230

OS Northings: 207246

OS Grid: SP872072

Mapcode National: GBR D3M.SF0

Mapcode Global: VHDVL.53FB

Entry Name: Wendover House School

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42795

Location: Wendover, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Wendover

Built-Up Area: Wendover

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wendover

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 8707 WENDOVER CHURCH LANE

Wendover House
11/223 School

II
GV

Special school, formerly the Manor House. N.W. part early C18,
altered and greatly extended c.1870 by George Devey. Red brick,
diaper patterns in blue headers to C19 parts. Stone dressings to
C19 bay windows. Tiled roof, large central chimney to C18 wing,
moulded brick eaves and gable verges. 2 storeys, C19 part with attic
and raised above basement. N. front has C18 wing to LH, gable on left with
3-light segmental arched casement to each floor, smaller gable in
centre with 3-light upper window, 4-lights below, 3-light window to
ground floor each side, all segmental arched. Modern 1st floor windows.
C19 part to RH with high gable containing 2-storey canted bay window with
moulded parapet, 2-light attic window above, 2-light gabled dormer to
centre. Large projecting brick chimney to RH, now taken down to eaves
level with tiled capping. 3-arched wood verandah to main entrances with
tiled lean-to roof, 4 stone steps, door to LH, oval window in stone
architrave to RH, second circular window in brick surround to 1st floor RH.
Garden elevation has curved wall to entrance verandah and semicircular
arched doorway on left, tall gable with 2-storey square bay window having
hipped tile roof, 3-light attic window over, 5-light 1st and ground floor
windows. Recessed part to RH with stone bow window of 6-lights in angle,
C18 brickwork to RH. Interior. Principal rooms of c.1870 in C18 style
including 4 fine late C18 carved wood chimneypieces (ground floor former
Dining Room and Dining Room; 1st floor landing and N.E. bedroom.) Ground
floor room to S. of entrance hall has c.1870 wood chimneypiece with
overmantel on corinthian columns, framing oval window, and mirror glass
reveals also with oval frames.


Listing NGR: SP8723007246

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