THE TOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1125593

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: THE TOWER HOUSE, HENLEY ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE TOWER HOUSE, HENLEY ROAD

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe (District Authority)

Parish: Medmenham

National Grid Reference: SU 81620 85244

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History

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Details

MEDMENHAM HENLEY ROAD SU 88 NW (north side) 4/135 The Tower House - - II House, formerly gardeners' bothy. Circa 1897-1900. By Romaine Walker for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Dressed chalk lower storey with chalk mullion windows; upper storey roughcast and whitewashed with wooden casements; plain tile roof with wooden bargeboards; brick chimneys with 'V' pilasters and off-set heads. Picturesque L-plan building of one storey and an attic. N. front has 3 bays, that to left gabled and projecting with upper storey jettied on curved wooden brackets. This bay has 2 paired casements to ground floor, and 7-light first-floor oriel with moulded bressumer above. Centre bay has pair of 2-light casements to ground floor, and 2-light gabled dormer. Right bay blind. Board and stud door between right bays in 4-centred arch with carved spandrels. Right gable has pair of 2-light ground floor windows and 5-light oriel above. Rear wing has similar windows, 2 similar doors, and large external chalk stack to far end. Staircase in rear angle originally external but enclosed with weatherboarding later C20.

Listing NGR: SU8162085244

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 47018

Legacy System: LBS

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