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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: 1125814



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Princes Risborough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46427

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9/156 Monks Staithe



House. Late C15-early C16, with C17-early C18 wing to rear. Heavy timber frame with brick infill, some infill with thin brick. Old tile roof. External chimney stack to right is of thin brick and flint with ashlar quoins and coping,rebuilt octagonal stone shaft, and small lean-to to front. Small C20 brick chimney to left. 2 storeys, 2 bays. C20 leaded casements: 2-light to ground floor of left bay, 3-light to both storeys of right bay. Door and C20 timber porch to right of left bay. C20 single storey extensions to left, part with balcony. Wing to rear has slighter timber frame with brick infill and lean-to extensions in angle. Interior: heavy floor joists, chamfered cross beam on small curved braces; chamfered upper truss with tie-beam on similar braces, curved queen struts, collar and clasped purlins; curved wind-braces;C16 fireplace of thin brick with chamfered depressed arch; winder staircase with some C16-C17 shaped splat balusters. Amy Johnson lived here. RCHM I p.270-1 Mon.5.

Listing NGR: SP8058003536

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SP 80580 03536


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