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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: 1158483



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Quainton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jan-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42192

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8/43 Brudenell House (formerly listed as The Rectory) 25.10.51


House. C16, refronted mid C18 with later C18 extensions. Red and vitreous brick with red quoins and window surrounds, moulded plinth and moulded wooden eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roof, irregular brick chimneys. Original wings to S. and E., late C18-C19 wing to N. forming V plan with later infill. 2 storeys, attic and cellar. E. front is of 5 bays, the outer bays slightly advanced with canted projections. Barred sash windows with gauged brick heads. Windows in left bay have original thick glazing bars. Centre bay has eaves-line dormer in form of a barred thermal window in shaped brick surround with moulded open pediment. Central barred and glazed door below rectangular fanlight with early C20 patterned glazing bars. S front has 5 narrow bays of similar sashes, the centre bay blind, the second bay having a C20 door with rectangular fanlight. Blocked cellar opening with segmental head. N. wing is of chequer brick with modillion eaves and leaded casements. Interior: ground floor rooms in S. wing have C18 bolection panelling, the W. room with a C18 moulded stone fireplace, the E. room with a C19 marble fireplace. Early C17 staircase. Hall to centre of E. wing has early C17 panelling, and C16 screen of linenfold panels with heraldic frieze incorporating name of George Brudenell, and pierced by 2 doorways with 4-centred arches. Hall also has moulded cross beams and altered stone fireplace with carved spandrels and tympanum, and early C17 overmantel with raised wooden panels and split balusters. RCHM II p. 245-6 Mon.9

Listing NGR: SP7492720208

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

National Grid Reference: SP 74927 20208


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