The Gatehouse

7 Oct 2002
The Gatehouse, Thame Road, Chilton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18 9LT
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SP 61 SE CHILTON THAME ROAD (east side) 1/68 The Gatehouse



House. Dated 1683 in raised cut brick above central door. Chequer brick.

Hipped old tile roof. 6 bays. 2 storeys plus dormers. Central doorway has architraved frame and original 4-panel oak door. Evidence of hood above. Flanked in central bays by single light transomed windows. Other windows mullioned and transomed cross-casements of 2 lights, all with leaded lights. Moulded frames. Flat arches to windows. Band course between storeys. Above doorway is raised pattern of scrolls with central pineapple on stalk, flanked by date '16' and '83', all in projecting cut brick.

Two 2-light swept dormers with leaded casements above bays 2 and 5.

Tall flanking stacks. Modern addition at rear, but several cross-windows to flank and rear which retain original glass and leading. Interior, Full height open well closed string staircase in centre bays rising from entrance hall. Turned balusters, ramped moulded handrails. Door cases to left and right of hall have heavy bolection architraves and frieze and cornice.

RCHM I. 106. MON.6.

Listing NGR: SP6883911558


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


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