JEROME FARMHOUSE MONKS CORNER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1125597

Date first listed: 08-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: JEROME FARMHOUSE

Statutory Address: MONKS CORNER

Map

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MONKS CORNER
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Location

Statutory Address: JEROME FARMHOUSE

Statutory Address: MONKS CORNER

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe (District Authority)

Parish: Great Marlow

National Grid Reference: SU 82398 86827

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 46928

Legacy System: LBS

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