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Magpie Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Quainton, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.875 / 51°52'29"N

Longitude: -0.9174 / 0°55'2"W

OS Eastings: 474622

OS Northings: 220155

OS Grid: SP746201

Mapcode National: GBR C0P.GVF

Mapcode Global: VHDTX.14VG

Entry Name: Magpie Cottage

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42215

Location: Quainton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Quainton

Built-Up Area: Quainton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Quainton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/68 No. ll (Magpie Cottage)



House. Dated 1763 on bricks, altered mid C19. Right side is of red
brick with gauged brick heads to ground floor openings. Front has
ornamental pebbledash with smoothly rendered and whitewashed
quoins and bonded surrounds to openings. Brick plinth. Old tile roof,
hipped to right. Brick chimneys. L-plan. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Old
paired leaded casements with pebbledash voussoirs. Central 6-panelled
door, top lit, in wooden architrave frame with flat wooden cornice
hood. Right side has 4 bays of similar casements, the second bay with
a 2-panelled door, and an early C19 extension to right. Phoenix fire
insurance plaque. Plaque at upper right-hand corner of front wall
records birth of George Lipscomb, Historian of Buckinghamshire, in this
house January 4th 1773.

Listing NGR: SP7462220155

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