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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319228
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42110
Location: Mentmore, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, LU7
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
SP 81 NE MENTMORE CRAFTON
3/125 Crafton Farmhouse with gateway and
stables attached to west (formerly
listed as Crafton Farmhouse under
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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