MILTON'S COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1125006
Date first listed:
22-Dec-1958
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Mar-1982
Statutory Address:
MILTON'S COTTAGE, DEAN WAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILTON'S COTTAGE, DEAN WAY

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

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Chiltern (District Authority)
Parish:
Chalfont St. Giles
National Grid Reference:
SU 98888 93368

Details

CHALFONT ST GILES DEAN WAY 1. 5134 (south side) Milton's Cottage (formerly listed under High Street (south side) SU 9893 4/9 22.12.58

CV 2. Early C17, restored Cl8. Timber-framed house with red brick infill and old tile roof. Two storey C18 wing at right angles. Leaded casement windows. Three bays to street with original stack of old thin bricks between 2 left hand bays. Lean-to at left and large projecting stack to right. Lent to Milton by friend Thomas Ellwood in order that Milton could escape from London in the plague year, 1665. Here he finished Paradise Lost and probably began Paradise Regained, suggested to him by Ellwood. The only remaining house in which Milton lived. Now a museum to Milton. RCHM 1 83 Monument 9.

Listing NGR: SU9888893368

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
44381
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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