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Crafton Farmhouse with Gateway and Stables Attached to West

A Grade II Listed Building in Mentmore, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8686 / 51°52'6"N

Longitude: -0.7111 / 0°42'40"W

OS Eastings: 488838

OS Northings: 219673

OS Grid: SP888196

Mapcode National: GBR D29.T6N

Mapcode Global: VHDV0.M9FD

Entry Name: Crafton Farmhouse with Gateway and Stables Attached to West

Listing Date: 18 October 1966

Last Amended: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42110

Location: Mentmore, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, LU7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Mentmore

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wing with Grove

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


3/125 Crafton Farmhouse with gateway and
stables attached to west (formerly
listed as Crafton Farmhouse under
Wing Parish.)


- II

House. Late C16-C17 altered C17, C19 extensions to rear.
Timber frame with brick infill, C20 brick plinth and old tile roof.
Chimney with grouped shafts of thin brick between left bays, external
stack of similar brick with finely moulded base to right. 2 storeys
with blocked openings to attic,and first floor of left bays jettied on
beam ends. 3 main bays all gabled to front, that to right possibly of
slightly later build and with ground floor rebuilt in brick. Old
3-light leaded casements to ground floor, C20 3-light barred wooden casements
to first floor. Small gable between left bays has moulded brick oval
panel with keyblocks and barred wooden window to first floor, formerly with
sundial below, now missing. Panelled door with rectangular fanlight to
right of second main bay. Gateway to left has old tile roof and large
double weatherboard doors. Range of stables attached to left of gateway
are C19 and are of brick and weatherboard with steeply pitched tiled
roofs. Range to rear of house, forming L-plan, is of C19 brick,
possibly incorporating parts of an earlier building, and has later
C19 additions. Interior: ground floor room to left has stop-chamfered
joists; room to centre of first floor has moulded spine beam on bracket
dated 1586, the date probably not original. Exterior of house also has
brick dated JR 162?
RCHM II p. 336-7 Mon. 15 (Wing).

Listing NGR: SP8883819673

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