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MOUNTJOY'S RETREAT

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: MOUNTJOY'S RETREAT

List entry Number: 1125655

Location

MOUNTJOY'S RETREAT, PLOMER GREEN LANE

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Downley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jan-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46865

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SU 89 NW WEST WYCOMBE RURAL PLOMER GREEN LANE (DOWNLEY)

1/213 Mountjoy's Retreat

GV II

House. Probably late C18, altered. Whitewashed render over flint and brick,hipped old tile roof, brick chimneys to centre of main block and to right. Main block is of 3 storeys and 2 bays, the right bay with band courses and off-set eaves. 3-light wooden casements with single horizontal glazing bars. Lower 2-storey bay of slightly earlier date set back to right with deeper band course and cogged eaves. Paired barred wooden casement to ground floor, 4-pane sash above, panelled door to left in late C19 - C20 timber porch. Whitewashed brick lean-to at right end. Interior: heavy rough joists and large open fireplace to ground floor of right bay; arched china cupboard with shaped shelves, carved console and rosettes in spandrels in room above. Main block has winder stair in line with chimney, and narrowly chamfered and stopped spine beams.

Listing NGR: SU8478795239

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National Grid Reference: SU 84787 95239

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