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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.


List entry Number: 1125588



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: 08-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47004

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MEDMENHAM FERRY LANE SU 88 SW (east side) 8/121 Olmeda and The Gate Cottage - GV II Pair of estate cottages, formerly serving as lodge to Medmenham Abbey. Circa 1900. By Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson. Lower storey of dressed chalk blocks, part whitewashed, with ovolo-moulded chalk mullion windows; upper storey roughcast and whitewashed with wooden bressumer and wood mullion windows. Plain tile roof, ornamental wooden bargeboards with remains of twisted wooden finials, brick chimneys with 'V' pilasters and off-set heads. Picturesque L-plan building of 1½ storeys. Asymmetrical W. front of 2½ bays has gable to left of centre with upper storey jettied on brackets. Irregular leaded casements to ground floor, 5-light canted oriel with leaded lights in gable. Right bay has board and stud door in moulded and stopped chalk surround with 4-centred arch and carved spandrels. Right gable end jettied with oriel window. Jettied rear wing with similar casements and door, gabled semi-dormer, and C20 conservatory at right end.

Listing NGR: SU8057283878

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National Grid Reference: SU 80572 83878


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