Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1118412

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: BOSWORTH HOUSE, 27, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: BOSWORTH HOUSE, 27, HIGH STREET

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)

Parish: Wendover

National Grid Reference: SP 86782 07770


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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


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

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