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5 and 6, Westfield Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5541 / 51°33'14"N

Longitude: -0.8498 / 0°50'59"W

OS Eastings: 479840

OS Northings: 184544

OS Grid: SU798845

Mapcode National: GBR C4N.FZ9

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.763F

Entry Name: 5 and 6, Westfield Cottages

Listing Date: 21 October 1977

Last Amended: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47044

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
7/161 Nos. 5 and 6 (formerly listed
under Nos. 1-12)
21.10.77
GV II
Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Circa 1900. Probahly by
Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Lower storey
of red brick in English bond with dentil string arched 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. Ground floor has 4-light
barred wooden casements with leaded top-lights, chamfered and off-set
brick sills, and stop-chamfered wooden lintels. Attic has 3-light
barred wooden casements in gabled dormers with richly carved and cusped
bargeboards. Board doors to left and right, with moulded brick
surrounds and semi-circular brick arches over painted terracotta
tympana of local Medmenham ware. Tympana illustrate the labours of the
months May and June, No.5 showing yoked horses harrowing, No.6 showing
the corn harvest. Doors retain original brass handles and numbers.
These 2 cottages are part of a set of 12.


Listing NGR: SU7984084544

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