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LONGUEVILLE COURT

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: LONGUEVILLE COURT

List entry Number: 1125322

Location

LONGUEVILLE COURT, OLD WOLVERTON ROAD

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

County:

District: Milton Keynes

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wolverton and Greenleys

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Oct-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 45629

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5135 OLD WOLVERTON ROAD Old Wolverton Longueville Court (formerly listed as The Rectory) SP 8041 2/10 12.6.53.

II

2. Circa 1729. 2 storey limestone house, ashlar with hipped slate roofs of 2 slopes with stone based chimneys at gable ends. 5 windows, glazing bar sashes, with wide moulded cases flush with the face, stone lintel with keystone, plinth and band at 1st floor level. Central entrance has early C17 stone doorcase salvaged from Wolverton Manor, demolished 1725. Semi-circular headed doorway flanked by 2 reeded Corinthian columns supporting large broken pediment with the arms of the Longuevilles in tympanum and with strapwork on soffit of lintel. In the centre above the platband and on both sides of the pediment is a section of Doric order frieze. A late canted bay window of 3 lights to right of the doorway. Lower 2 storey wing to south in rubble. 3 light sashes to right with glazing bars and keystones, single light sash with glazing bars and keystone to left. Brick porch and steps to entrance at rear in courtyard containing a pump. Interior said to contain a C17 pedimented doorway from the old Manor, which has the Longueville crest in the pediment and grotesques in the spandrels. Also a section of C12 dogtooth from the original Church (qv) (R.C.H.M.).

Listing NGR: SP8034741248

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

National Grid Reference: SP 80347 41248

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