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Whitchurch House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8819 / 51°52'54"N

Longitude: -0.8401 / 0°50'24"W

OS Eastings: 479935

OS Northings: 221002

OS Grid: SP799210

Mapcode National: GBR C0L.Y50

Mapcode Global: VHDTR.DY7R

Entry Name: Whitchurch House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42379

Location: Whitchurch, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Creslow

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 72 SE WHITCHURCH OVING ROAD

2/231 Whitchurch House

25.10.51
_ II


House. Early C17, altered and extended to rear early C18 and early C20.
Coursed rubble stone to ground floor; moulded first floor string course;
roughcast upper storey with moulded wooden modillion cornice and
rendered parapet. Old tile roof, External chimney to left has stone
stack with 2 square shafts of thin brick set diagonally, the shafts rebuilt.
C17 central chimney has pilasters to 3 sides and later brick chimney to
right. 2 storeys and cellar, 4 main bays. Ground floor left bays have
early C20 3-light wooden casements with transoms. 5 similar windows
to first floor. 2 bays to ground floor right each have 2 early C18
3-pane sashes in architrave frames. Cellar window in third bay, small
rectangular inglenook window in stone surround, partly chamfered,
to centre. Good wide central door is 6-panelled with architrave frame
and rectangular fanlight. Flat wooden cornice hood above has panelled
soffit and elaborately carved scroll brackets. Ornamental carved wooden
panel with cherubs has been set above door, also a later sundial.
Extensions parallel to rear are gabled and have irregular leaded cross
windows, gabled porch with made-up wooden doorcase, and projecting side
wings.
Interior: Room to ground floor left has enrly C18 bolection panelling
and 2-panelled doors. Room to left of centre has large fireplace with
moulded stone jambs and moulded 4-centred wooden lintel. Inner side
walls of fireplace have chamfered depressed arches of dressed stone, the
left a niche, the right with window. Altered C18 staircase with
fine turned balusters, moulded handrail and bulbous baluster newelposts.
Chamfered and stop-chamfered spine beams.
RCHM II p. 328 -9 Mon. 17.


Listing NGR: SP7993521002

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