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Latitude: 51.5541 / 51°33'14"N
Longitude: -0.8503 / 0°51'0"W
OS Eastings: 479809
OS Northings: 184540
OS Grid: SU798845
Mapcode National: GBR C4N.FW0
Mapcode Global: VHDWH.66VG
Entry Name: 7 and 8, Westfield Cottages
Listing Date: 21 October 1977
Last Amended: 8 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310759
English Heritage Legacy ID: 47045
Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7
Civil Parish: Medmenham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Medmenham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
MEDMENHAM WESTFIELD COTTAGES
SU 78 SE
7/162 Nos. 7 and 8 (formerly listed
under Nos. 1-12).
Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Circa 1900. Probably by
Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Lower storey
of red brick in English bond with dentil string arched over doors, and
battered buttresses flanking front; upper storey rendered and
colourwashed; half-hipped plain tile roof; central brick chimney with
off-set cap. One storey and attic, 2 bays.Ground floor has 4-light
barred wooden casements with leaded top-lights, chamfered and off-set
brick sills, and stop-chamfered wooden lintels. Attic has 3-light
barred wooden casements in gabled dormers with richly carved and
cusped bargeboards. Board doors to left and right, with moulded
brick surrounds and semi-circular brick arches over painted terracotta
tympana of local Medmenham ware. Tympana illustrate the labours of
the months July and August, No.7 showing hay-making, No.8 gleaning.
Doors retain original brass handles and numbers. These 2 cottages
are part of a set of 12.
Listing NGR: SU7980984540
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