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Nos. 1 and 2 Old Bakery Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Maids Moreton, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0139 / 52°0'50"N

Longitude: -0.9772 / 0°58'37"W

OS Eastings: 470293

OS Northings: 235547

OS Grid: SP702355

Mapcode National: GBR 9XJ.RRQ

Mapcode Global: VHDT3.0NR0

Entry Name: Nos. 1 and 2 Old Bakery Cottages

Listing Date: 22 August 1983

Last Amended: 15 October 2009

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400411

Location: Maids Moreton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Maids Moreton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: North Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MAIDS MORETON

1131/7/86 DUCK LAKE
22-AUG-83 (West side)
Nos. 1 and 2 Old Bakery Cottages

(Formerly listed as:
DUCK LAKE
The Old Bakery)

II
Timber-framed house with rendered exterior dating from the C17.

DESCRIPTION: Nos. 1 and 2 Old Bakery Cottages comprise a timber-framed house, with rendered exterior, of two storeys and four bays. The timber frame is exposed to the rear; whitewashed render to front and gable. The roof is steeply pitched, and is currently thatched. Rendered stacks to left-hand gable and right of centre. The ground floor plan is irregular. Externally on the ground floor there is a C19 three-light casement in left-hand bay with post serving as mullion, with door to right; there is a barred window in the second bay; the right-hand bays have red wall tiles with C20 shop door to left and window to right. There are barred casements to the first floor, those in bays two and four semi-dormers.

Interior: has intact timber frame, large chimney stack to right of centre and massive chamfered spine beam with stop-chamfered joists to right-hand ground floor room.

The C19 rendered house attached to the right, No. 3 Old Bakery Cottages, is not of special interest, and is not included in the listing.

HISTORY: Timber-framed house dating to the C17. It was listed on 22 Aug 1983. At the time of original listing in 1983 it had a corrugated iron roof. This has been replaced since, and is currently thatched.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
Nos 1 and 2 Old Bakery Cottages are designated at Grade II for the following reason:
* as a well preserved vernacular building dating to the C17, with intact timber-frame.

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

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