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THE BURY

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: THE BURY

List entry Number: 1124657

Location

THE BURY, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chesham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 43536

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHURCH STREET 1. 967 (North Side) The Bury SP 9501 SE 1/2 10.11.51. II GV 2. Country house built for William Lowndes (1652-1724) Secretary to the Treasury in the reign of Queen Anne. Date 1716 on rainwater heads. Original 5 bay front extended in late C18 to 7 bays. Wing added 1853. Red brickwork with rusticated quoins. 2 storeys, cornice, panelled parapet. Sash windows with glazing bars under cambered cutter arches. 2 ground floor segmental bow windows, 1st floor Venetian window either end. Entrance front Neo-Tudor wing over carriage arch. Neo-Georgian north garden arcade connecting house with summer house. Interior retains some original panelling. The Bury, the Stables and the North and South Lodges form a group.

Listing NGR: SP9562401478

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National Grid Reference: SP 95624 01478

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