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Cookshall Farmhouse, Cookshall Cottage and the Flat

A Grade II Listed Building in Downley, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6577 / 51°39'27"N

Longitude: -0.7843 / 0°47'3"W

OS Eastings: 484189

OS Northings: 196135

OS Grid: SU841961

Mapcode National: GBR D4X.0JK

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.CL6K

Entry Name: Cookshall Farmhouse, Cookshall Cottage and the Flat

Listing Date: 22 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46851

Location: Downley, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP12

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Downley

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: West Wycombe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


Cookshall Farmhouse,
Cookshall Cottage and the Flat


House, cottage and flat. House is mid-late C18, possibly with earlier core, with altered C16 and C17 range to rear. House is of flint with narrow brick dressings, old tile roof and chimney of narrow brick between left bays. 2 storeys, 3 bays. C20 3-light barred wooden casements, those to ground floor with chequered segmental heads. 6-panelled top-lit door in left bay, with C20 architrave frame and wooden cornice hood.
Leaded casements and fire insurance plaque to left gable. Attached to rear left corner is range with cottage and flat. This has 3 bays with timber framing and brick infill, the centre bay with heavy framing and arch braces, the right bay a C17 addition. Ground floor and rear rebuilt in brick and flint. 2 later brick and flint bays to left. Old tile roof, hipped to left, with rebuilt brick chimney to right. One storey and attic, 5 bays. Irregular barred wooden casements, those to attic in gabled eaves-line dormers, the right bay with horizontal sliding sash. C20 brick lobby to right, C20 door in second bay, stable and hayloft doors to left. Timber framed staircase projection in rear angle between house and cottage. Interior of cottage has timber framed cross walls, curved wind-braces in centre bay, stop-chamfered spine beam in right bay, and winder stair.

Listing NGR: SU8418996135

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