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Kenricks

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hambleden, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.572 / 51°34'19"N

Longitude: -0.8661 / 0°51'58"W

OS Eastings: 478678

OS Northings: 186515

OS Grid: SU786865

Mapcode National: GBR C4F.HT7

Mapcode Global: VHDW8.XRZ7

Entry Name: Kenricks

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46751

Location: Hambleden, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, RG9

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Hambleden

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hambleden with Frieth

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 78 NE HAMBLEDEN HAMBLEDEN VILLAGE

6/99 Kenricks
21.6.55

GV II*


House, formerly rectory. 1725, incorporating older building to rear.
For Rev. Scawen Kenrick. Red and vitreous brick with red dressings,
hipped slate roof, small brick chimneys. 2 storeys and cellars,
7 bays. Projecting plinth, moulded brick cornice below panelled
parapet with stone coping, ramped up to 3 centre bays. Stone ball
finials arein store. Brick pilasters to corners and to corners of slightly
advanced 3-bay centrepiece. 3-pane sashes with gauged heads; cellar
openings in plinth with semi-circular arches and brick keyblocks.
5 moulded stone steps to central glazed door with flanking wooden
pilasters and flat wooden hood on scroll brackets. Left end has late
C18-C19 single storey bowed projection. Flint and brick wing to rear
of right bays is probably older than front. Other rear extensions are
C19-C20, of brick. Interior: fine c.1725 wooden staircase with twisted
and column balusters, 3 per tread, and carved scroll tread ends;
entrance hall otherwise remodelled early C19, with staff-moulded arches
and reeded doorcases; late C18-early C19 fireplaces in ground floor rooms;
c.1725 fireplaces in first floor rooms at N. end, with staff mouldings,
plain friezes and moulded cornices.
(A.H. Stanton, On Chiltern Slopes, 1927 p,41),


Listing NGR: SU7867886515

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