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The Old House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5711 / 51°34'15"N

Longitude: -0.7779 / 0°46'40"W

OS Eastings: 484795

OS Northings: 186509

OS Grid: SU847865

Mapcode National: GBR D5W.G4Q

Mapcode Global: VHDWB.GRMZ

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 16 July 1949

Last Amended: 31 January 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 411106

Location: Marlow, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Marlow

Built-Up Area: Marlow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WEST STREET
1a85
(South East Side)
No 27
(The Old House)
(Formerly listed as
SU 8486 1/66 Nos 25 and 27)
II
GV
2.
The main house No 27 - C18. 3 storey. Vitreous brick with red dressings
and narrow angle pilasters whole height, Moulded strings at 1st and 2nd
floor levels. Moulded and dentilled wood cornice, broken forward over
pilasters which have moulded caps and section of architrave and frieze
under cornice. Parapet with angle blocks and stone coping. Old tile roof.
3-bay front. Outer windows 3 light on upper floors, segmental-headed, and
with panelled frames with corner roundels and panelled tympana. False
central windows (upper floors) with curved heads and fluted pilasters
at sides. All windows have moulded stone cills. 2 large windows, 4
panes wide, on ground floor with panelled shutters, and 6-Panel central
door in boxed doorcase with narrow fluted Composite pilasters and entablature
with frieze enriched with fruit and musical instruments, and bracketted
cornice. Brass lion knocker.

(No 25 has been demolished and replaced by a modern building of 2 storeys
and attic in brick, which is not included in the listing).

Nos 27 to 35 (odd) and Nos 37 to 51 (odd) form a group.


Listing NGR: SU8480386508

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

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