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1 and 2, Westfield Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5546 / 51°33'16"N

Longitude: -0.8496 / 0°50'58"W

OS Eastings: 479857

OS Northings: 184600

OS Grid: SU798846

Mapcode National: GBR C4N.G1M

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.7671

Entry Name: 1 and 2, Westfield Cottages

Listing Date: 21 October 1977

Last Amended: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125563

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47042

Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Medmenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Medmenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MEDMENHAM WESTFIELD COTTAGES
SU 78 SE
7/159 Nos. 1 and 2 (formerly
listed under Nos. 1-12)
21.10.77
GV II
Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Circa 1900, probably by
Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Lower storey
of red brick in English bond with dentil string arched up over doors,
and battered buttresses flanking front; upper storey rendered and
colourwashed; half-hipped plain tile roof; central brick chimney
with off-set cap. One storey and attic, 2 bays. 4-light casements
with wooden glazing bars and leaded top-lights to ground floor, with
chamfered and off-set brick sills and stop-chamfered wooden lintels.
Upper storey has later C20 3-light leaded casements in gabled dormers
with richly carved and cusped bargeboards. Board doors to left and
right, with moulded brick surround and semi-circular brick arches
over painted terracotta tympana of local Medmenham ware. Tympana
illustrate the labours of the months, No.1 showing gathering of
firewood (January), No.2 showing a shepherd and his sheep (February).
Doors retain original brass handles and numbers. These 2 cottages are
part of a set of 12.


Listing NGR: SU7985784600

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