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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: 1124354



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stoke Poges

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44218

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/02/2013

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1845 and 1873 Elizabethan style mansion. Stucco over brick with stone details and plain tile roofs. Modern Tudor style clustered brick stacks. Two storey and attic. Stucco is lined as ashlar. Main front with central projecting 3 storey porch with 3-light mullion and transom attic window, armorial plaque at 1st floor and ground floor doorcase with arched doorway with attached columns and cornice over. Two gabled half dormers each side. Mullion and transom windows to main floors, 3-light and 2-light to left of porch, 2-light, single light and 3-light to right of porch. Main garden front is also stuccoed with two large flat topped 3 sided bays projecting, one of two storeys the other of three within same height. Three window centre between bays with 1st floor windows rising into dormer gables. One window range beyond each bay, also with dormer gable. Mullion and transom windows with small panes, all renewed. To right of entrance front is a C19 ashlar extension with tall 3-sided bay window, gable adjoining over 2 window range and 2 window range beyond. Mullion and transom windows. A modern addition extends beyond. The house was gutted by fire in 1979 and was rebuilt within the shell. Built on the site of West End Cottage where Thomas Gray's mother and aunt lived and where between 1742 and 1750 Gray wrote parts of the 'ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD' and the 'ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OF ETON COLLEGE'.

Listing NGR: SU9769884187

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National Grid Reference: SU 97698 84187


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