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The Cottage at Chalfont Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5975 / 51°35'50"N

Longitude: -0.5468 / 0°32'48"W

OS Eastings: 500754

OS Northings: 189735

OS Grid: TQ007897

Mapcode National: GBR G8G.SNR

Mapcode Global: VHFSX.G3TQ

Plus Code: 9C3XHFW3+X7

Entry Name: The Cottage at Chalfont Park

Listing Date: 13 May 1998

Last Amended: 14 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469268

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


208/8/10028 The Cottage at
Chalfront Park


Estate Cottage. 1913, altered late C20. By Edwin Lutyens for Mrs Edgar. Red brick in stretcher bond, alternate courses having 1 header for every 3 stretchers. Swept hipped roof of plain clay tiles, former central chimney removed. T-plan, having entrance/stair-wing projecting on north side and outshut under catslide roof to rear right (originally with coal and log stores and wc). Plinth; plat band; stepped tiles to eaves; knob finials to gutter brackets; windows throughout have pegged wooden frames, leaded lights, metal casements, tile dripmoulds and those on ground floor are recessed under shouldered arches. North elevation: 2 storeys, 3 bays. At centre, stone step up to door of 2 fielded panels under corniced hood supported by large ashlar modillion brackets; 2-light window above entrance. 3-light windows to flanking bays. Right return of entrance wing has tall, doubletransomed, 2-light stair-window; left return has 2-light window to former pantry with decorative open-work grilles and wire mesh inside. Right return: a 4-light window to ground floor; 2-light window above. Left return similar, but with 3-light window below and inserted 2-light window to outshut. Rear: outshut has small light on right; inserted 2-light window to left; 2-light dormer with hipped roof; side-entrance with 2-panel door under deep moulded hood on large wooden S bracket and to its right the wooden board which formerly supported a pump. On left of outshut is a 2-light window with two more to 1st floor. Interior: 2-panel doors with brass door knobs; decorative window catches; moulded fireplace surround; wooden stair with diagonally-set balusters and plain hand-rail and newels.
A good-quality smaller Lutyens house. Edwin Lutyens : Architectural Monographs. Academy Editions Architectural Monographs. 1979, 1986. P98.

Listing NGR: TQ0075489735

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