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The Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5602 / 51°33'36"N

Longitude: -0.824 / 0°49'26"W

OS Eastings: 481620

OS Northings: 185244

OS Grid: SU816852

Mapcode National: GBR D60.2J3

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.N1RS

Entry Name: The Tower House

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47018

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 HENLEY ROAD
SU 88 NW
(north side)
4/135 The Tower House
-
- II
House, formerly gardeners' bothy. Circa 1897-1900. By Romaine Walker
for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Dressed chalk lower storey with
chalk mullion windows; upper storey roughcast and whitewashed with
wooden casements; plain tile roof with wooden bargeboards; brick chimneys
with 'V' pilasters and off-set heads. Picturesque L-plan building of
one storey and an attic. N. front has 3 bays, that to left gabled
and projecting with upper storey jettied on curved wooden brackets.
This bay has 2 paired casements to ground floor, and 7-light first-floor
oriel with moulded bressumer above. Centre bay has pair of 2-light
casements to ground floor, and 2-light gabled dormer. Right bay blind.
Board and stud door between right bays in 4-centred arch with carved
spandrels. Right gable has pair of 2-light ground floor windows and
5-light oriel above. Rear wing has similar windows, 2 similar doors,
and large external chalk stack to far end. Staircase in rear angle
originally external but enclosed with weatherboarding later C20.


Listing NGR: SU8162085244

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