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Latitude: 51.9386 / 51°56'18"N
Longitude: -0.8319 / 0°49'54"W
OS Eastings: 480397
OS Northings: 227321
OS Grid: SP803273
Mapcode National: GBR D1C.DHK
Mapcode Global: VHDTK.JJKQ
Entry Name: The Old House
Listing Date: 4 June 1952
Last Amended: 17 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1214164
English Heritage Legacy ID: 398917
Location: Swanbourne, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK17
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Swanbourne
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Swanbourne
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 8027 SWANBOURNE MURSLEY ROAD
8/130 No. 6 (The Old House)
House. Late C16 T-plan house, much altered and extended late C18-
early C19, with attached C18 former stable wing. Original house
has timber frame with herringbone brick infill, now externally
concealed with render. Extensions are of rendered brick. Old tile
roofs, central chimney with 4 linked square shafts of thin brick, rebuilt.
Rendered parapets to main block. 2 storeys and attic. N. front of
3 bays has C19 3-light wooden casements to outer bays and small 3-pane
sash with architrave frame to centre of first floor. Central late
C19-C20 gabled porch. Single storey extensions at each end, that to
right with parapet and stone plaque with shield and motto "Nec Prece/
Nec Pretio" in brick surround. Right gable of main block has 4-light
leaded casement to attic. Rear has 7 bays of 3 pane sash windows in
moulded architrave frames with board hoods. 3 centre bays project with
shallow gable forming minimal pediment containing blind roundel.
Flanking hipped dormers have moulded cornices and paired leaded
casements. Later extensions to left, Stable wing is of red and
vitreous brick with moulded brick eaves, partly rebuilt C19, to N.,
and of pebbledash over timber frame with brick infill to S. Old tile
roofs, flanking brick chimneys, 1½ storeys, 5 bays. S. front has 2
gabled semi-dormers and C19-C20 gabled projection to centre, N. front
has 2 carriage entries to left, and 4-pane sashes flanking stable door
with barred rectangular fanlight to right, all with segmental heads.
3 irregular openings to first floor. Interior of house remodelled early
C19 but retains 2 moulded stone fireplaces with 4-centred arches to
ground floor, and 3 similar fireplaces to first floor.
RCHM II P. 289 Mon. 2.
Listing NGR: SP8039727321
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