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Olmeda the Gate Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5481 / 51°32'53"N

Longitude: -0.8394 / 0°50'21"W

OS Eastings: 480572

OS Northings: 183878

OS Grid: SU805838

Mapcode National: GBR C4N.YBZ

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.DCL3

Entry Name: Olmeda the Gate Cottage

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125588

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47004

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 FERRY LANE
SU 88 SW
(east side)
8/121 Olmeda and The Gate Cottage
-
GV II
Pair of estate cottages, formerly serving as lodge to Medmenham
Abbey. Circa 1900. By Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson. Lower
storey of dressed chalk blocks, part whitewashed, with ovolo-moulded
chalk mullion windows; upper storey roughcast and whitewashed with
wooden bressumer and wood mullion windows. Plain tile roof, ornamental
wooden bargeboards with remains of twisted wooden finials, brick
chimneys with 'V' pilasters and off-set heads. Picturesque L-plan
building of 1½ storeys. Asymmetrical W. front of 2½ bays has gable
to left of centre with upper storey jettied on brackets. Irregular
leaded casements to ground floor, 5-light canted oriel with leaded
lights in gable. Right bay has board and stud door in moulded and
stopped chalk surround with 4-centred arch and carved spandrels.
Right gable end jettied with oriel window. Jettied rear wing with similar
casements and door, gabled semi-dormer, and C20 conservatory
at right end.


Listing NGR: SU8057283878

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