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The Red House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wendover, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.7638 / 51°45'49"N

Longitude: -0.7416 / 0°44'29"W

OS Eastings: 486943

OS Northings: 207981

OS Grid: SP869079

Mapcode National: GBR D3L.CBW

Mapcode Global: VHDVD.3XBR

Entry Name: The Red House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42767

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

east side
11/195 No.22, The Red House


House. Early C18 incorporating C17 rear part. Red and blue brick with
red brick dressings, plinth. Old tile roof, small brick chimney to
LH of centre, painted dentil brick cornice. 2-storeys, front has 8
bays of 3 pane sash windows in flush frames, most with thick glazing bars,
1st floor with segmental arches, ground floor cambered arches. 6 moulded
panel door in 3rd bay from RH with moulded architrave and doorcase of
fluted Doric pilasters, modillion cornice and pediment. LH gable wall under
carriage arch to LH (see No.24) has exposed timber framing to lower part.
Central gabled rear wing has old brick and timbers to gable. Rendered
block to LH of rear elevation has 2 upper sashes in architrave surrounds
and 1/2-glazed door with thin glazing bars. C19 wing to RH. Interior
Entrancehall has wide shallow arch to stair hall. Staircase C18 with
decorative tread ends. RH room has C17 style panelling with fluted
frieze, moulded cornice, panelled beam, carved wood chimneypiece with
panelled over-mantel and dentil cornice; flanking cupboards with arched tops,
shaped shelves, gothic pattern glazed doors, keyblocks and dentil cornices;
spandrels and central panel have strapwork motifs. LH room has C18 panelling
carved wood chimneypiece with enriched frieze, central head and cornice;
overmantel with garlands and blank shield. 2 overdoors with garlands and
putti. Far LH room has carved wood chimneypiece, shouldered and eared
overmantel panel, arched corner cupboard, moulded cornice and panelled beam.
Rear room and kitchen have C17 posts and beams exposed. One 1st floor room
has dentil cornice.
RCHM I p. 310. MON.39.

Listing NGR: SP8694507980

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