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Huntercombe Manor

A Grade I Listed Building in Burnham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5171 / 51°31'1"N

Longitude: -0.659 / 0°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 493143

OS Northings: 180652

OS Grid: SU931806

Mapcode National: GBR F7Y.VLC

Mapcode Global: VHFT7.J4G9

Entry Name: Huntercombe Manor

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43891

Location: Burnham, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Burnham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Cippenham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 98 SW BURNHAM HUNTERCOMBE LANE SOUTH

7/268 Huntercombe Manor

23.9.55
- I

C14, altered and added to in late C17, 1717, and again in 1887. Plain tile
roofs, plaster render and colourwashed brick. Rainwater heads dated 1717. C19
additions and alterations. Entrance porch across north side of building. Door
within ex situ doorcase with Corinthian columns and broken pediment. Main east
front C17 plaster rendered, two and a half storeys. Parapet and 3 gables, the
centre one--shaped. 2 light attic windows. Centre has large 2 storey canted
bay with modillion cornice, sides have 3 window range. Cross windows generally
but glazing bar sashes to 1st floor of bay and 2 1st floor windows. 2 similar
gables to SOUTH end with large ground floor 3 sided C19 bay and sash windows
above. Attached to left is lower range generally plaster rendered but painted
brick at left end: recessed gable with projecting ground floor bay window marks
C14 hall. To left a projecting 2-gable section with 3-sided C19 bays, one 2
storey, the other a porch with oriel over. To left a recessed section with
modern infill in ground floor. To left again a C19 painted brick 2 gabled,
2 storey and attic range. One plain, one shaped gable, various windows, and
a 2 storey 3-sided bay on left end gable. Interior: C14 2-bay hall with cam-
bered tie beam and curved braces, late C17 doors and reset early C17 panelling;
early C17 panelled buttery; panelled dining room with enriched plaster ceiling
and carved overmantel; a south-east room with octangonal ceiling with Verrio
panel; an upstairs room in centre of east front with chimney piece with carved
garlands and an oval ceiling painting by Verrio; staircase of circa 1675 rising
round an open square well and with twisted balusters and, in the ceiling, a
round painting by Verrio. Owned by Evelyn family 1650-1705, visited in 1679 by
the diarist, John, who describes the house and garden in his DIARY. VH III,
p 169; CL, CV, pp 1310 etc; RCHM I, p 78.


Listing NGR: SU9314380652

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