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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: 1332700



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Denham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1955

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 43955

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TQ 08 NW, 5/337

DENHAM, SAVAY LANE, Savay Farm, The Savay



C14 hall house, altered. First floor inserted C16. Timber frame and red brick nogging with old tile roof. H-plan. Two storeys. Windows, modern leaded lights. C15 door with battens and strap hinges. Late C14 south-west gable oversailing on brackets and exposed corbels, tympanum cement rendered with exposed timbers. North-west modern wing similar but not oversailing. INTERIOR: C16 mural achievement in south half of hall; first floor has two 4-centred arches at head of north-east staircase, tie beam and king post in south-west room; murals over south-west part of further hall, dated 1606 representing second chapter of Exodus with characters in Jacobean costume. A few pieces of old stained glass set in windows. Three cast-iron firebacks, 2 C16 (one dated 1558) and one Carolean. On left hand, one-storey building extends from front. Stock brick; old tile roof; open end nearest to house, opening filled with 4 wooden Roman Doric columns, entablature. Inside along back wall timber gallery. RCHM I, pp 116-118; VCH III, p256.

Listing NGR: TQ0468488047

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 256
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: TQ 04684 88047


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