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7 and 8, Westfield Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47045

Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Medmenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Medmenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MEDMENHAM WESTFIELD COTTAGES
SU 78 SE
7/162 Nos. 7 and 8 (formerly listed
under Nos. 1-12).
21.10.77
GV II
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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