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Latitude: 51.5975 / 51°35'50"N
Longitude: -0.5468 / 0°32'48"W
OS Eastings: 500754
OS Northings: 189735
OS Grid: TQ007897
Mapcode National: GBR G8G.SNR
Mapcode Global: VHFSX.G3TQ
Entry Name: The Cottage at Chalfont Park
Listing Date: 13 May 1998
Last Amended: 14 May 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119745
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469268
Location: Chalfont St. Peter, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, SL9
Civil Parish: Chalfont St. Peter
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Chalfont St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
TQ 08 NW CHALFRONT ST PETER AMERSHAM ROAD
208/8/10028 The Cottage at
Estate Cottage. 1913, altered late C20. By Edwin Lutyens for Mrs Edgar. Red brick in stretcher bond, alternate courses having 1 header for every 3 stretchers. Swept hipped roof of plain clay tiles, former central chimney removed. T-plan, having entrance/stair-wing projecting on north side and outshut under catslide roof to rear right (originally with coal and log stores and wc). Plinth; plat band; stepped tiles to eaves; knob finials to gutter brackets; windows throughout have pegged wooden frames, leaded lights, metal casements, tile dripmoulds and those on ground floor are recessed under shouldered arches. North elevation: 2 storeys, 3 bays. At centre, stone step up to door of 2 fielded panels under corniced hood supported by large ashlar modillion brackets; 2-light window above entrance. 3-light windows to flanking bays. Right return of entrance wing has tall, doubletransomed, 2-light stair-window; left return has 2-light window to former pantry with decorative open-work grilles and wire mesh inside. Right return: a 4-light window to ground floor; 2-light window above. Left return similar, but with 3-light window below and inserted 2-light window to outshut. Rear: outshut has small light on right; inserted 2-light window to left; 2-light dormer with hipped roof; side-entrance with 2-panel door under deep moulded hood on large wooden S bracket and to its right the wooden board which formerly supported a pump. On left of outshut is a 2-light window with two more to 1st floor. Interior: 2-panel doors with brass door knobs; decorative window catches; moulded fireplace surround; wooden stair with diagonally-set balusters and plain hand-rail and newels.
A good-quality smaller Lutyens house. Edwin Lutyens : Architectural Monographs. Academy Editions Architectural Monographs. 1979, 1986. P98.
Listing NGR: TQ0075489735
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