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LODGE FARMHOUSE

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: LODGE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1125591

Location

LODGE FARMHOUSE, HENLEY ROAD

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-Jun-1955

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 47013

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MEDMENHAM HENLEY ROAD SU 88 SW (north side) 8/130 Lodge Farmhouse 21.6.55 GV II* House. C17. Flint with narrow brick dressings. Old tile roof, gables with moulded brick copings and kneelers. External chimneys of narrow brick with off-set heads, that to right with attached shafts, that to rear of left bay with single shaft. L-plan. Main range of 2 storeys and attic and 2 bays, small rear wing of one storey with cellar and part of staircase. Chamfered plinth. S. front has barred wooden casements, renewed C20, in chamfered brick surrounds with Tudor hoodmoulds. Ground floor and first floor have cross windows, those to first floor with sills lowered C20, formerly shorter 2-light windows. 2-light attic windows in tall gables. Stone sundial to left. C18 brick extension of one storey and an attic to right, with wide board door and 2-light barred wooden casements. Rear has 2 attic gables, and projecting wing to left with similar gable, single lights, and wide door in right side. Right bay has chimney, blocked ground floor window, and cross window to first floor. Interior: large fireplace with 4-centred chamfered arch in ground floor right room, smaller fireplace with similar arch in left room; partition walls with substantial timbering; stop-chamfered spine beams; old board doors; winder stair. House occupies imposing position on spur of hill above village. Pugin is said to have been very impressed by the building and to have made careful studies of it. RCHM I p. 256 Mon.8.

Listing NGR: SU8042384622

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SU 80423 84622

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