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Piggotts House, with Barn Attached to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Hughenden, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6828 / 51°40'57"N

Longitude: -0.7667 / 0°45'59"W

OS Eastings: 485363

OS Northings: 198941

OS Grid: SU853989

Mapcode National: GBR D4J.JYZ

Mapcode Global: VHDVR.NYKW

Entry Name: Piggotts House, with Barn Attached to North

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46591

Location: Hughenden, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Hughenden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hughenden

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HUGHENDEN PIGGOTT'S HILL
SU 89 NE
4/111 Pigott's House, with barn
attached to north
-

GV II

House and barn, the barn formerly used as stone workshop by Eric Gill.
House is early C19, extended c.1930. Brick, dentil eaves, old tile
roof with half hip to front projection, large square brick chimney
at junction between wings. L-plan. 2-storey rear range with blocked
doorway and 3-light leaded casement to first floor left. Projecting
range to right is of one storey and attic with 2 bays of lowered
2-light leaded windows to ground floor and 2 gabled eaves line dormers
with 3-light wooden casements. Blocked semi-circular arch to left in
line with chimney. c.1930 bay to front with arched door. Lower brick
range attached to left is early-mid C19, of one storey and attic. This
has 4 3-light wooden casements to ground floor, 2 more in gabled eaves-line
dormers, and bell hanging over half-glazed door to right. Barn is late
C18- early C19, with brick lower walls, weatherboard above, and old tile
roof. 4 bays. Front has doors at each end, and 3 wooden windows.
Rear has gabled projection to second bay. Curved principal trusses.
Large C20 concert hall of concrete blocks to rear is not of special interest
Home of Eric Gill 1928-1940. House partly used as engraving workshop-
former dairy used as chapel. At Pigott's Gill worked on carvings for
St. James' Park Underground Station, Prospero and Ariel for Broadcasting
House, The Recreation of Man for the League of Nations building at Geneva,
and on the altar of the English Martyrs at Westminster Cathedral.
(Donald Attwater, A Cell of Good Living, 1969).


Listing NGR: SU8536398941

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