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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: 1204194



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wendover

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 42827

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SP 8607 WENDOVER HIGH STREET (South side) 569/10/253 Number 25 21.12.1967


House, at one time part of a single range, with No.27. C16 altered. Timber framed with brick infill and some refacing to ground floor. LH bay has close studding and plaster infill, below projecting 1st floor. Old tile roof, tall brick chimney. Restored timber framed gable over carriageway to LH, with a modern 2-light leaded casement. Built into flank wall in arch is a roughly shaped stone pedestal believed to be a stoup from a church. 2-storeys, 3 bays, 3-light mullioned and transomed leaded windows to centre and RH first floor and RH bay of ground floor. 6-panel door to LH of centre, with small canted bay window on LH, with leaded glazing. INTERIOR:Ground floor: front rooms, now one, have large fireplaces; 2 posts at right end have remnants of painting. C18/early-C19 dog-leg stair at rear with columnar lintel and wall-painting to adjacent wall and posts depicting coloured stylised foliage and repeat geometrical design. Principal and common rafters to roof. [RCHM I p.307 MON. 19 (part). F W Reader, Wall-paintings of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries recently discovered in Bosworth House, Wendover, Bucks, Archaeol. Assoc., 1934, pp77-97.]

Listing NGR: SP8679507772

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Reader, F W, Wall Paintings of the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries Recently Discovered in Bosworth House, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, (1934), 77-97
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SP 86795 07772


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