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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: 1124924



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Little Missenden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44599

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List entry Description

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The following building shall be added:

LITTLE MISSENDEN A413 SU 99 NW (north side) 3/41 Lime Farm Cottage II House. 1811-12 with slightly later extension; late C19 addition; C20 altera- tions. Flint with quoined brick dressings; late C19 addition of brick in Flemish bond; plain tile roofs; corniced brick stacks. Originally L-shaped with slightly later addition filling angle and forming square plan. 2 storeys, with attic to front range; 2 bays; late C19 side-outshut on right; and added rear outshuts. Chamfered brick plinth. C20 half-glazed door to right of centre flanked on each floor by C20 wooden cross windows; the ground floor windows with lowered heads; 2-span; roof, hipped and with stack to left side, on right in valley, and at rear right side. Board door to outshut. Rear: straight joint indicates infill addition which has canted bay with small-pane first floor window (lower part of which is a casement). Right bay has ground floor masked by later outshuts with Welsh slate roofs; first floor window as front. Left return: narrow original stair window to left of centre; half-gable, in brick, over front range adjoining stack. Interior: on grounds floor, reused C18 doors with raised and fielded panels, one set in surround of reused C18 moulded panelling - other reused panelling over doors. Dog-leg open string stair, the newels with polygonal finials (cut into). On first floor, board doors; small wall cupboard next to fireplace in rear right room. Attic has old floor boards. Evidence from the Land Tax Returns and the Estate Accounts indicate that the house was built 1811-12, while the 1834 Tithe Map shows its square plan. Originally there was a larger house almost attached to the north-west corner (this has now gone but its footings remain).

Listing NGR: SU9292999023

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National Grid Reference: SU 92933 99024


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