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Lime Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Missenden, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6823 / 51°40'56"N

Longitude: -0.6572 / 0°39'25"W

OS Eastings: 492933

OS Northings: 199024

OS Grid: SU929990

Mapcode National: GBR F60.GPC

Mapcode Global: VHFS8.KZF7

Entry Name: Lime Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 5 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124924

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44599

Location: Little Missenden, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Little Missenden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Little Missenden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:


LITTLE MISSENDEN A413
SU 99 NW
(north side)
3/41
Lime Farm Cottage
II
House. 1811-12 with slightly later extension; late C19 addition; C20 altera-
tions. Flint with quoined brick dressings; late C19 addition of brick in
Flemish bond; plain tile roofs; corniced brick stacks. Originally L-shaped with
slightly later addition filling angle and forming square plan. 2 storeys, with
attic to front range; 2 bays; late C19 side-outshut on right; and added rear
outshuts. Chamfered brick plinth. C20 half-glazed door to right of centre
flanked on each floor by C20 wooden cross windows; the ground floor windows with
lowered heads; 2-span; roof, hipped and with stack to left side, on right in
valley, and at rear right side. Board door to outshut. Rear: straight joint
indicates infill addition which has canted bay with small-pane first floor
window (lower part of which is a casement). Right bay has ground floor masked
by later outshuts with Welsh slate roofs; first floor window as front. Left
return: narrow original stair window to left of centre; half-gable, in brick,
over front range adjoining stack. Interior: on grounds floor, reused C18 doors
with raised and fielded panels, one set in surround of reused C18 moulded
panelling - other reused panelling over doors. Dog-leg open string stair, the
newels with polygonal finials (cut into). On first floor, board doors; small
wall cupboard next to fireplace in rear right room. Attic has old floor boards.
Evidence from the Land Tax Returns and the Estate Accounts indicate that the
house was built 1811-12, while the 1834 Tithe Map shows its square plan.
Originally there was a larger house almost attached to the north-west corner
(this has now gone but its footings remain).


Listing NGR: SU9292999023

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