Coombe Farmhouse

Date:
13 Sep 2002
Location:
Coombe Farmhouse, Coombe Lane, Hughenden, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4QR
Reference:
IOE01/00070/23
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HUGHENDEN COOMBE LANE SU 89 NE (NAPHILL) 4/78 Coombe Farmhouse

1.12.78

GV II

House. Late C16, much rebuilt C19 and late 1970s. Flint with brick dressings, old tile roofs, rebuilt central brick chimney. U-plan. 2 centre bays have one storey and attic; flanking gabled cross wings are of 2storeys.

C20 3-light barred wooden casements to outer bays and to right of centre.

Attic window in third bay is set in gabled eaves-line dormer; other windows have segmental heads. Wide flush-panelled top-lit door to left of centre, originally to cross passage. Another gabled bay to left, formerly dairy; flint and brick extensions projecting to right, formerly farm buildings.

Rear completely rebuilt after fire in mid 1970s. Interior: some timber framing survives in cross wings; right cross wing has 2-bay upper chamber with curved braces to tie beam, queen strut truss, and ogee wind-braces in front bay, the rear bay renewed. Centre bays probably once a hall but central truss has been altered.

RCHM I. p.210-211. MON. 6.

Listing NGR: SU8561096780

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Dixon_Margaret I.G. IOE Records for Dixon, Margaret I.G.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mrs Margaret I.G. Dixon. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Dixon, Margaret I.G.

Rights Holder: Dixon, Margaret I.G.

Keywords

Brick, Flint, Tile, Timber, Tudor Hall House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Dairy, Agriculture And Subsistence, Food And Drink Processing Site, Agricultural Building, Farm Building