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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: 1124279



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Boarstall

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: 42383

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SP 61 SW 5/2 BOARSTALL MAIN ROAD Tower Farmhouse




House. Early C17. Thin brick in English bond, with rubble stone plinth, ashlar band course, moulded stone cornicea little below the eaves, and stone quoins and windows. C20 tile roof, hipped to left. Chimney between left bays is partly of thin brick. Originally E-plan with short side wings and central staircase projection to rear, the left wing with stables surviving in rear bay, the right wing demolished. 2 storeys and attic, 6 bays. 2-light moulded stone mullion windows with Tudor hoodmoulds and leaded lights. Ground floor windows flanking door altered to 3-light leaded casements with transoms. Main entrance in fourth bay has stone chamfered jambs and 4-centred arch, and C20 gabled timber porch. Similar stone doorways to far left and to rear of left wing. C20 doors to front. Irregular lean-to extensions and attic dormers to rear. Rear walls partly of greensand rubble. Interior has stop chamfered spine and cross beams, and timber framed partitions to first floor with stop-chamfered doorframes. Original board doors. Upper flight of spacious C17 winder staircase, lower flight replaced C20. Attic to left wing has landing balustrade with turned balusters. Rear bay of left wing has C17-early C19 stabling for 3 horses, one partition with wooden Doric column. RCHM I p. 59 Mon. 5.

Listing NGR: SP6241414290

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SP 62414 14290


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