Wingrave Manor House / Mount Tabor House

7 Oct 2002
Wingrave Manor House, Leighton Road, Wingrave With Rowsham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4PA
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Mount Tabor House, Leighton Road, Wingrave With Rowsham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22 4PA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


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School, formerly mansion known as Wingrave Manor House. Circa 1870-80. Probably built for Rothschilds, leased to Stewart Freeman family. Red brick to ground floor, half-timbering with whitewashed roughcast infill above. Tiled roof with some fishscale patterning, brick chimneys with pilasters. Picturesque.

Main part of house is of 2 storeys with 2 bays projecting to left and wide bay set back to right. Left bays have jettied first floors and overhanging upper gables with deep coves and cut brackets. Irregular leaded casements with moulded wooden mullions and transoms. Right bay of projection has porch with large wooden shell hood on carved scroll brackets over door. Tile-hung spire above this bay. Bay set back to right has similar casements that to ground floor in wooden surround with panelled pilasters, cornice hood on brackets and large scroll brackets to sides. Return walls are also gabled with canted bay and oriel windows. Service wing to left with 3-storey end block, another range at right angles to rear. Interior: hall has wooden panelling,depressed arches on fluted Corinthian pilasters, Jacobethan carved wooden fireplace, and staircase with C18-style turned wooden balusters and Doric column newel posts. Large room on ground floor has walls with moulded panel motifs and entablature, heavily embossed ceiling paper and elaborate doorcases with entablatures on fluted Corinthian columns.

Similar surround to bay window and fireplace, the latter with elaborate plaster over-mantel and fan motif to ceiling.

Listing NGR: SP8717719049


This is part of the Series: IOE\Shaw_Stewart Martin IOE Records for Shaw, Stewart Martin; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Stewart Martin Shaw. Source Historic England Archive

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Brick, Render, Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Victorian Counting House, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Jettied House, Monument <By Form>, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, School, Education