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Gardeners Cottage and Attached Walls and Pavilions

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5968 / 51°35'48"N

Longitude: -0.5473 / 0°32'50"W

OS Eastings: 500718

OS Northings: 189658

OS Grid: TQ007896

Mapcode National: GBR G8G.SK4

Mapcode Global: VHFSX.G4J7

Plus Code: 9C3XHFW3+P3

Entry Name: Gardeners Cottage and Attached Walls and Pavilions

Listing Date: 13 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469267

Location: Chalfont St. Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chalfont St. Peter

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Chalfont St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


208/8/10027 Gardener's cottage and
attached walls and pavilions


Gardener's cottage with attached walls and pavilions. 1913, alterations mid- and late-C20. By Edwin Lutyens for Mrs Edgar. Cottage: red brick in stretcher bond; swept hipped roof of plain clay tiles; central brick stack with plinth and pilaster butresses to corners. Rectangular on plan, built around the large central chimney. One storey, 5 bays, having stepped tiles to eaves; knob finials to gutter brackets and 2-light windows with pegged wooden frames, leaded lights and metal casements. Entrance elevation has stone step up to central part-glazed door with glazing bars; two windows each side. Rear: re-positioned 2-panel door; some window alterations. Interior: 2-panel doors with brass door knobs; decorative window catches; parquet floors with tiles to former kitchen; moulded fireplaces with decorative metal grates and tile surrounds and hearths. Attached walls are of red brick in stretcher bond, alternate courses having 1 header for every 3 stretchers; stepped tile verge below triangular-section coping of plain clay tiles; bricked-up former entrances; some added sections. Pavilions at north-east and south-west corners each have a pyramidal roof. That at north-east is triangular on plan, facing on to the back-yard of the cottage and having a stone step up to a board door flanked by 1-light windows; wc inside. The south-west pavilion has received substantial mid-C20 alterations.
A good-quality Lutyens cottage and associated garden buildings. Edwin Lutyens : Architectural Monographs. Academy Editions Architectural Monographs. 1979, 1986. P98.

Listing NGR: TQ0071889658

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