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GARDENERS COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND PAVILIONS

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.

Name: GARDENERS COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND PAVILIONS

List entry Number: 1119744

Location

GARDENERS COTTAGE AND ATTACHED WALLS AND PAVILIONS, AMERSHAM ROAD

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chalfont St. Peter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-May-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469267

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Details

TQ 08 NW CHALFRONT ST PETER AMERSHAM ROAD

208/8/10027 Gardener's cottage and attached walls and pavilions

II

Gardener's cottage with attached walls and pavilions. 1913, alterations mid- and late-C20. By Edwin Lutyens for Mrs Edgar. Cottage: red brick in stretcher bond; swept hipped roof of plain clay tiles; central brick stack with plinth and pilaster butresses to corners. Rectangular on plan, built around the large central chimney. One storey, 5 bays, having stepped tiles to eaves; knob finials to gutter brackets and 2-light windows with pegged wooden frames, leaded lights and metal casements. Entrance elevation has stone step up to central part-glazed door with glazing bars; two windows each side. Rear: re-positioned 2-panel door; some window alterations. Interior: 2-panel doors with brass door knobs; decorative window catches; parquet floors with tiles to former kitchen; moulded fireplaces with decorative metal grates and tile surrounds and hearths. Attached walls are of red brick in stretcher bond, alternate courses having 1 header for every 3 stretchers; stepped tile verge below triangular-section coping of plain clay tiles; bricked-up former entrances; some added sections. Pavilions at north-east and south-west corners each have a pyramidal roof. That at north-east is triangular on plan, facing on to the back-yard of the cottage and having a stone step up to a board door flanked by 1-light windows; wc inside. The south-west pavilion has received substantial mid-C20 alterations. A good-quality Lutyens cottage and associated garden buildings. Edwin Lutyens : Architectural Monographs. Academy Editions Architectural Monographs. 1979, 1986. P98.



Listing NGR: TQ0071889658

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Lutyens, E, Architectural Monographs 6, (1979), 98

National Grid Reference: TQ 00718 89658

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