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The Old Workhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5807 / 51°34'50"N

Longitude: -0.7871 / 0°47'13"W

OS Eastings: 484140

OS Northings: 187571

OS Grid: SU841875

Mapcode National: GBR D5N.ZSX

Mapcode Global: VHDWB.9JRK

Entry Name: The Old Workhouse

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Last Amended: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46933

Location: Great Marlow, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Great Marlow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GREAT MARLOW MUNDAY DEAN LANE
SU 88 NW
4/49 Nos. 1,2, 3 and 4 The Old
Workhouse (formerly listed
as and also known as Nos.
1,2,3 and 4 Berwick Cottages)
21.6.55
- II
Four houses, formerly workhouse. Late C18, refurbished C20. Red brick,
low rendered plinth, dentil eaves, hipped old tile roof, 2 brick chimneys.
U-plan. 2 storeys and attic, with slightly lower 2-storey rear wings.
5-bay front with cross casements to first floor. Ground floor has slightly
altered fenestration with 4-light transomed casements flanking centre, and
cross windows to outer bays, all lowered C20 but retaining original segmental
heads as relieving arches. 3 gabled roughcast dormers with paired
leaded casements. Central semi-circular arch to lobby with 2 side doors.
Another door to each side in rear wings. Rear wing to right has C20
extension. Rear of main range has blocked 5-bay arcade, partly concealed
by small C20 extensions. Interior has tall, large rooms with narrowly
chamfered spine beams, and segmental brick arches to fireplaces.


Listing NGR: SU8414087571

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