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Raans Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.676 / 51°40'33"N

Longitude: -0.581 / 0°34'51"W

OS Eastings: 498216

OS Northings: 198426

OS Grid: SU982984

Mapcode National: GBR F63.XLM

Mapcode Global: VHFSH.W47H

Entry Name: Raans Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415351

Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Amersham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Amersham-on-the-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


Raans Farmhouse

SU 99 NE 2/146 22.12.58


C16 altered. Red brick with clunch dressings. Old tiled roof, moulded brick
eaves cornice. Two storeys. 5-bay front, with central projecting 2-storey
gabled porch. Moulded brick Tudor arch with brick hood mould. Modern glazed
door. Internal moulded stone arch with original oak door in situ. Carved stone
coat of arms above entrance arch, 3-light stone mullioned and arched first
floor window with stone hood and blocked 2-light windows to side walls and brick
framed rounded in gable. Ground floor windows lowered, stone hoodmoulds
remaining in situ. All windows 3-light stone mullioned type with arched lights
and ovolo moulded mullions. Some replaced in timber to original profile. Gable
ends have similar 4-light first floor windows and roundels on gables. Rear
elevation has gable each side with large brick chimney to each. Central part
partly of flint with remains of roughcast rendering irregular windows, some old
mullioned and arched, some replacements. 1-storey rear wing, flint and clunch
with some brick, altered but with block mullioned and arched windows.

Interior: Original Tudor arched fireplace in front ground floor right hand
room. Relocated oak panelling in entrance hall. Original moulded oak handrail
to staircase at left-hand end. Porch room has C17 moulded oak cornice with
modillion course, and rectangular facetted blocks. Exposed timber framing in
places. Moulded plaster cornices on central landing and in first floor right
hand room.

Listing NGR: SU9821698426

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

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