The Heart In Hand

30 Aug 1999
The Heart In Hand, Cores End Road, Wooburn, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5HH
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WOOBURN CORES END ROAD SU 98 NW 6/167 The Heart in Hand

- - II Public house. C17, altered C19 and C20, the right bay possibly C16- early C17. Timber framed with brick infill, the front rebuilt in whitewashed brick. Gabled cross wing to left has whitewashed roughcast with some half-timbering to front gable, and tile-hung rear gable. Main part has C20 tile roof, right bay has old tile roof. Later brick chimneys. L-plan, with cross wing at left end, lower bay to right and C20 rear extensions. Main part is of 2 storeys, right bay altered to single storey. 3 bays in all, with half bay between centre bay and cross wing. Irregular C20 barred wooden casements, the centre bay with rectangular bay window. C20 door to right of cross wing; C20 projecting porch to right of centre bay.

Tiled pent roof over ground floor openings. Interior reveals timber framing with straight diagonal bracing in main bays and slightly curved bracing in right bay. Chimney has probably been removed from half-bay.

Stop-chamfered spine beam in centre bay.

Listing NGR: SU9026987427


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2097 IOE Records taken by Dale Venn; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dale Venn. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Venn, Dale

Rights Holder: Venn, Dale


Brick, Render, Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Public House, Stuart Commercial, Jacobean Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational