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OLD SCHOOL COTTAGE

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: OLD SCHOOL COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1125562

Location

OLD SCHOOL COTTAGE, SCHOOL LANE

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Medmenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jan-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47040

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

MEDMENHAM SCHOOL LANE SU 88 SW 8/157 Old School Cottage (formerly listed as Cottage adjoining and East of Medmenham C. of E. Primary School) 29.10.76 GV II House, formerly that of school-mistress. Circa 1899. By Romaine Walker, for Mr. Robert Hudson of Medmenham Abbey and Danesfield. Lower storey of dressed chalk blocks with sand-stone dressings and ovolo- moulded mullion windows; upper storey roughcast and colourwashed with wooden bressumer, the gable ends jettied on curved wooden brackets. Plain tile roof, wooden bargeboards, brick chimneys to left and rear with 'V' pilasters and off-set heads. Picturesque. 1½ storeys 3 bays. Outer bays have 4-light windows toground floor. Centre has panelled door in 4-centred arch with curved spandrels, and 2-storey gabled porch. Porch has upper storey jettied on shaped brackets and small modillion cornice, 3-light wooden casement to first floor, and turned wooden balusters to side walls of ground floor. Other 3-light leaded casements to first floor in gable ends. (Country Life, 22nd September 1900).

Listing NGR: SU8080484858

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 22 September, (1900)

National Grid Reference: SU 80804 84858

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