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1 AND 2, WESTFIELD COTTAGES

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: 1 AND 2, WESTFIELD COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1125563

Location

1 AND 2, WESTFIELD COTTAGES

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: 21-Oct-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jan-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47042

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MEDMENHAM WESTFIELD COTTAGES SU 78 SE 7/159 Nos. 1 and 2 (formerly listed under Nos. 1-12) 21.10.77 GV II Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Circa 1900, probably by Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Lower storey of red brick in English bond with dentil string arched up over doors, and battered buttresses flanking front; upper storey rendered and colourwashed; half-hipped plain tile roof; central brick chimney with off-set cap. One storey and attic, 2 bays. 4-light casements with wooden glazing bars and leaded top-lights to ground floor, with chamfered and off-set brick sills and stop-chamfered wooden lintels. Upper storey has later C20 3-light leaded casements in gabled dormers with richly carved and cusped bargeboards. Board doors to left and right, with moulded brick surround and semi-circular brick arches over painted terracotta tympana of local Medmenham ware. Tympana illustrate the labours of the months, No.1 showing gathering of firewood (January), No.2 showing a shepherd and his sheep (February). Doors retain original brass handles and numbers. These 2 cottages are part of a set of 12.

Listing NGR: SU7985784600

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National Grid Reference: SU 79857 84600

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