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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: 1125597



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Marlow

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: 46928

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GREAT MARLOW MARLOW COMMON SU 88 NW 4/44 Monks Corner and Jerome Cottage - - II Two houses, formerly house and service wing. Circa 1900. For Conrad Dressler, sculptor and producer of Medmenham Ware. Whitewashed brick with off-set string and dentil eaves, plain tile roof, brick chimneys. T-plan, the service wing across S.W. end. 2 storeys. Leaded casements. Main block has 3 3-light casements and 2 slit windows to ground floor and double doors with semi-circular leaded fanlight near right end. First floor has 4-light and 3-light casements, long frieze panel of painted terracotta with relief scenes of women at work, and 2 terracotta roundels with busts in Della Robbia style. At left end is a small corner pavilion, set at an angle, with pyramid roof, metal weathervane in form of a ship, and arched terracotta panel with female figure. Service wing to right has roundel in gable end, and unpainted terracotta frieze of laundry-women. All terracotta produced locally by Dressler, who also supplied panels for Westfield Cottages, Medmenham, and tiles for Danesfield estate buildings. House also noteable as home of Jerome K. Jerome, author of "Three Men in a Boat", c.1910-1920. Included for historic interest.

Listing NGR: SU8239886827

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National Grid Reference: SU 82398 86827


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