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The Old Crown

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7762 / 51°46'34"N

Longitude: -1.0037 / 1°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 468831

OS Northings: 209085

OS Grid: SP688090

Mapcode National: GBR B0D.R15

Mapcode Global: VHDV7.KM66

Entry Name: The Old Crown

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 21 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397941

Location: Long Crendon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Long Crendon

Built-Up Area: Long Crendon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Long Crendon

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/01/2013

SF 6809 1/24

(south-west side)
No 97 (The Old Crown)

(Formerly listed as No 95 (The Old Crown))


C16 or early C17. One storey and attic. Coursed rubble stone laid in
alternating broad and narrow courses. Upper part of north gable timber-framed
with brick infilling. All colour washed. Thatched roof, old brick stack
in centre of main west block. North elevation to road has gable on right
with 3-light horizontal sliding sash to ground floor and modern 3-light
casement above. Door to left (in east wing) and small window in thatch
over. Early C19 wrought iron lamp on elaborate scrolled bracket near
north-west corner. East wing east gable has 5-light stone mullioned window
to both floors, old metal casements. South elevation has two 3-light
stone mullioned windows to ground floor with moulded hoods and labels.
Three-light stone mullioned window to first floor left, later casement
in thatch on right. East elevation of main block has ledged door on right,
3-light oak mullioned casement in centre, modern 2-light window on left;
to first floor 3-light oak mullioned casement on right, later 4-light
casement in thatch on left. Tiled valley at angle. West elevation has
small window in former doorway on left, wide small paned sash, stone oven
projection with tiled offset, 4-light oak casement, modern thatched lean-to
porch over old ledged front door, 4-light oak casement on right. Right
hand section raised in brick with two modern 3-light oak mullioned casements
to first floor.
Interior: Ground floor north-west room has large stone inglenook fireplace
with chamfered lintel and old salt cupboard door. Early C17 moulded plaster
overmantel of 6 panels alternating soldiers' heads in roundels and floral
motifs. South room has early C18 bolection moulded wood chimneypiece
with cornice. First floor landing has short section of C17 balustrade
with thick turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SP6881709075

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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