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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: 1125621



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chepping Wycombe

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: 46887

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CHEPPING WYCOMBE BEACON HILL SU 99 SW (PENN) 3/1 Town Farmhouse - - II House. Early-mid C16 cross wing to right, with later C16 jettied addition of 2 bays, and 2 further bays, also C16 but of different build, at left end. Timber framed with large curved braces and brick and plaster infill, most infill whitewashed. Old tile roof, rebuilt brick chimney between jettied bays. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Left bays have irregular C20 leaded casements, old 3-light leaded casement to ground floor right, and C20 board door to centre. Centre bays have upper storey jettied to front, and old leaded casements,probably C18 - early C19, the ground floor left with board shutters. Upper right window has flanking original 3-light windows with finely moulded mullions, the left with 2 leaded lights, the other lights blocked. Upper window in left bay is C20. Flush-panelled door to right. Cross wing to right is slightly lower and is half-hipped to front. Old 3-light leaded casement to first floor, C20 French doors and flanking single lights below. Rear has lean-to extensions, central gabled stair turret, and other C20 extensions. Interior: left bays have heavy rough timbers with cambered tie beams. Jettied part has stop-chamfered spine beam in left bay, ovolo moulded spine with bar stops in right bay, and stop-chamfered joists. Original first floor window with moulded mullions in rear wall. Right wing has arched wind- braces to front bay and remains of substantial brace, now altered, in cross wall.

Listing NGR: SU9074392343

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National Grid Reference: SU 90743 92343


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