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Fern House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.589 / 51°35'20"N

Longitude: -0.729 / 0°43'44"W

OS Eastings: 488147

OS Northings: 188559

OS Grid: SU881885

Mapcode National: GBR D5R.8J3

Mapcode Global: VHDWC.9BY6

Entry Name: Fern House

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46967

Location: Little Marlow, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Little Marlow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 88 NE
Fern House
- II
House, formerly work-house and lace factory. Probably built as
work-house c.1780, remodelled c.1900. Colourwashed render, hipped
old tile roof with lower part re-tiled and sprocketted
over flat wooden eaves with unmoulded modillions. 3 rendered chimneys,
2 to right with cornice caps. Double pile with early C20 wing attached
to N.E. corner. 2 storeys and attic, 4 bays. Paired barred wooden
casements in rendered architrave surrounds with keyblocks, the sills
on triglyph brackets. Outer bays have segmental heads to lower
windows. 4 gabled dormers. Centre bays have c.1900 single storey
projection with moulded wooden cornice, 5-light barred wooden casement,
and door to left. Door has architrave surround, and segmental wooden
hood on scroll brackets. Right side of house has c.1900 bay window,
loggia, and projecting wing, formerly a billiard room. Interior also
thoroughly remodelled c.1900.

Listing NGR: SU8814788559

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