HUNTERCOMBE MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1309887
Date first listed:
23-Sep-1955
Statutory Address:
HUNTERCOMBE MANOR, HUNTERCOMBE LANE SOUTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
HUNTERCOMBE MANOR, HUNTERCOMBE LANE SOUTH

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

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
South Bucks (District Authority)
Parish:
Burnham
National Grid Reference:
SU 93143 80652

Details

SU 98 SW BURNHAM HUNTERCOMBE LANE SOUTH

7/268 Huntercombe Manor

23.9.55 - I C14, altered and added to in late C17, 1717, and again in 1887. Plain tile roofs, plaster render and colourwashed brick. Rainwater heads dated 1717. C19 additions and alterations. Entrance porch across north side of building. Door within ex situ doorcase with Corinthian columns and broken pediment. Main east front C17 plaster rendered, two and a half storeys. Parapet and 3 gables, the centre one--shaped. 2 light attic windows. Centre has large 2 storey canted bay with modillion cornice, sides have 3 window range. Cross windows generally but glazing bar sashes to 1st floor of bay and 2 1st floor windows. 2 similar gables to SOUTH end with large ground floor 3 sided C19 bay and sash windows above. Attached to left is lower range generally plaster rendered but painted brick at left end: recessed gable with projecting ground floor bay window marks C14 hall. To left a projecting 2-gable section with 3-sided C19 bays, one 2 storey, the other a porch with oriel over. To left a recessed section with modern infill in ground floor. To left again a C19 painted brick 2 gabled, 2 storey and attic range. One plain, one shaped gable, various windows, and a 2 storey 3-sided bay on left end gable. Interior: C14 2-bay hall with cam- bered tie beam and curved braces, late C17 doors and reset early C17 panelling; early C17 panelled buttery; panelled dining room with enriched plaster ceiling and carved overmantel; a south-east room with octangonal ceiling with Verrio panel; an upstairs room in centre of east front with chimney piece with carved garlands and an oval ceiling painting by Verrio; staircase of circa 1675 rising round an open square well and with twisted balusters and, in the ceiling, a round painting by Verrio. Owned by Evelyn family 1650-1705, visited in 1679 by the diarist, John, who describes the house and garden in his DIARY. VH III, p 169; CL, CV, pp 1310 etc; RCHM I, p 78.

Listing NGR: SU9314380652

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
43891
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 169
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 105, (), 1310
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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