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Latitude: 51.8697 / 51°52'11"N
Longitude: -0.6888 / 0°41'19"W
OS Eastings: 490369
OS Northings: 219830
OS Grid: SP903198
Mapcode National: GBR F3N.LPQ
Mapcode Global: VHFRH.08PH
Entry Name: Laundry Cottages
Listing Date: 15 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42100
Location: Mentmore, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, LU7
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Mentmore
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Cheddington with Mentmore
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 91 NW MENTMORE
4/115 Nos. 1, 2 and 3, Laundry
Three houses, formerly lodge, laundry and accommodation for laundry-
maids at Mentmore Towers. Circa 1870-80, possibly by George Devey. Red
brick with moulded plinth and moulded dentil cornice. Upper floors of
block to left are rendered with ornamental half-timbering, tile-
hanging and bargeboards to gables. Tiled roofs, brick chimneys,
those to lodge with moulded brick entablature tops. An irregular
picturesque ensemble with residential block to left forming one side of
central yard with L-plan laundry, and lodge projecting to right.
1½ storeys. Irregular wooden casements with thick glazing bars.
Lodge has pedimented gable to south with 3-light casement to
first floor and semi-octagonal window with ogee lead roof below.
Porch set back to right has hipped roof on turned wooden balusters.
Central gabled bay of right side has stone plaque with Rothschild
cyphers. Laundry has half-hipped roofs, hipped dormers with louvred
vents and segmental relieving arches over windows. Lean- to with C20
door and casement infront of far wing. Block to left has 2 gables, the
left with jettied first floor, upper oriel window on coved base, and
canted bay window to ground floor. Right gable has lower 6-light
window, 5-light window above and double louvre to attic. Single storey
bay to far left has 5-sided bay window to left corner with hipped roof
continued to right on turned wooden balusters to form verandah sheltering
Listing NGR: SP9036919830
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