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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: 1118412



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: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42828

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SP 8607 WENDOVER HIGH STREET (South side) 569/10/254 Number 27, 21.12.1967 Bosworth House


House, at one time part of a single range with No. 25. C16 altered. Timber framed with brick infill and refacing to ground floor. Old tile roof with chimney each end, diagonal shafts to LH stack, 3 circular shafts on moulded base to RH stack. 2 small gabled dormers. 2-storeys and attic, 2 bays of tripartite sashes with large panes and brick soldier arches. 6 panel central door with narrow rectangular fanlight and simple architrave. INTERIOR: Ground floor: chamfered beams; right-hand room has rebuilt fireplace and C17 panelling re-located from left-hand 1st floor room. !st floor: left room has fragments of wall painting of 3rd quarter of C16 in date. There are remnants of two panels depicting birds in foliage, and painting on one window post. The right-hand room has large brick fireplace with moulded, Tudor-arched, surround. Attic: at right end, fireplace with flattened elliptical arch; roof has collared trusses with struts and principal rafters, 2 tiers of butt purlins, and pegged common rafters. [RCHM I p. 307 MON.19 (part). F W Reader, Wall-paintings of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries recently discovered in Bosworth House, Wendover, Bucks. Archaeol. Assoc., pp77-97. ]

Listing NGR: SP8678207770

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 86782 07770


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