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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1118403



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wendover

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42801

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8/229 The Hale



House. C18 front to C17 building, altered. Dated 1748 on 2 rainwater heads. Painted roughcast with chamfered quoins. Old tile roof, central block with parapet above moulded cornice; 2 tall brick chimneys. 2 storeys. Central block has six bays of sash windows, unevenly spaced, 6 panel door in third bay from LH in surround of panelled pilasters with double scroll brackets and dentil cornice hood. Linking bay to LH with C20 doorway, with former barn to LH refronted early C20, stucco. Old tile roof and parapet, 3 bays of tall sash windows. Low 2-storey wing to RH side, also C20 stucco with old tile roof, and brick chimney, door to LH and 1 bay of sash window with 2-light casement over. Interior. Dining Room completely panelled, probably 1748, with greek key chair rail and scrolled surrounds to panels. Stone chimneypiece with fluted keyblock, cupboard with semi-circular back and shaped shelves. Panelled window shutters. C17 ceiling beam with ovolo moulding. Sitting room has moulded cornice, enriched with egg and dart pattern, C18 wood chimney piece with fluted frieze and moulded cornice. First floor has exposed C17 timber framing and a section of C17 oak panelling, probably moved. C18 closet or wig room over front door, C18 panelling and fitted seat, small direplace, moulded cornice. History. Long associations with the Colet family including Dean Colet founder of St. Pauls School, whose father, Sir Henry Colet was born here c1435. RCHM I p.312 MON.50.

Listing NGR: SP8926807344

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SP 89268 07344


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