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THE CHURCH LOFT

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 CHURCH LOFT

List entry Number: 1125134

Location

THE CHURCH LOFT, HIGH STREET

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Wycombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46080

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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

SU 8394 9/89 963

WEST WYCOMBE, HIGH STREET (North Side), The Church Loft

9.1.54.

II* GV

Late C15. Original timber frame, later red brick nogging, old tiled roof with square wood early C18 bell turret carrying weather vane. 2 storeys, 1st floor oversailing on 5 brackets and moulded beam; ground floor divided by posts and brackets into 3½ bays, left hand bay open and forming a carriage-way to Church Lane. 2 ground floor doors and 6 casements, partly modern and partly restored, all with timber 4 centred pointed arches, 4 leaded 1st floor wood mullion casements, 3 light except on right hand side 2 light, all modern but with some old glass. Interior of 1st floor said to contain open Queen post roof, V.C.H., III, p135; R.C.H.M; p 519.

Nos 35 to 37 (consec), The Church Loft, Nos 45 to 54 (consec), Nos 56 to 59 (consec) Steps House, The Plough Inn, The Apple Orchard, The Old Smithy, West Wycombe Estate Office, Rose Cottage and Ness Cottage form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8301594675

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 135
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SU 83015 94675

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