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Bosworth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wendover, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7619 / 51°45'42"N

Longitude: -0.7439 / 0°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 486782

OS Northings: 207770

OS Grid: SP867077

Mapcode National: GBR D3L.JQJ

Mapcode Global: VHDVD.2Z16

Entry Name: Bosworth House

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42828

Location: Wendover, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Wendover

Built-Up Area: Wendover

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wendover

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South side)
Number 27,
21.12.1967 Bosworth House


House, at one time part of a single range with No. 25. C16 altered. Timber framed with brick infill and refacing to ground floor. Old tile roof with chimney each end, diagonal shafts to LH stack, 3 circular shafts on moulded base to RH stack. 2 small gabled dormers. 2-storeys and attic, 2 bays of tripartite sashes with large panes and brick soldier arches. 6 panel central door with narrow rectangular fanlight and simple architrave. INTERIOR: Ground floor: chamfered beams; right-hand room has rebuilt fireplace and C17 panelling re-located from left-hand 1st floor room. !st floor: left room has fragments of wall painting of 3rd quarter of C16 in date. There are remnants of two panels depicting birds in foliage, and painting on one window post. The right-hand room has large brick fireplace with moulded, Tudor-arched, surround. Attic: at right end, fireplace with flattened elliptical arch; roof has collared trusses with struts and principal rafters, 2 tiers of butt purlins, and pegged common rafters. [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., pp77-97. ]

Listing NGR: SP8678207770

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