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Shakespeare Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8822 / 51°52'55"N

Longitude: -1.0157 / 1°0'56"W

OS Eastings: 467846

OS Northings: 220856

OS Grid: SP678208

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z1.VDN

Mapcode Global: VHDTN.BYWJ

Plus Code: 9C3WVXJM+VP

Entry Name: Shakespeare Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42469

Location: Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Grendon Underwood

Built-Up Area: Grendon Underwood

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Grendon Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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(south side)

1/88 Shakespeale Farmhouse



House. Late C16 and C17 with some alterations. Tall cross wing to left
has timber frame with diagonal braces and thin brick infill and plinth.
Lower range to right has thin brick to ground floor and C18 chequer
brick above. Old tile roofs. Crow-stepped gable and rebuilt chimney
with 2 diagonal shafts to right. Main chimney between left bays is
of thin brick with shafts grouped in cross pattern set diagonally on
modillion base. 2 storeys, attic and cellar, 4 bays. Old leaded casements.
Gabled bay to left has cross casements to main floors and oval window with
paired casements to attic. Range to right has 4-light casements with
transoms to ground floor outer bays, 3-light casements above and 4-light
casement to centre of first floor. 3 hipped attic dormers with paired
casements. Attic windows and central first floor window all have
intermediate diamond mullions. Central board door with rectangular
fanlight. Outshot to rear of right range, single storey C19 extension
at right-angles to rear centre. Rear of left bay has 2-storey lean-to porch
projection with C16-C17 board door in moulded frame. Interior: main stack
has fireplaces of thin brick with 3-centred arches, that to ground floor
left bay moulded and colourwashed, that above and to ground floor of
second bay with chamfered arches; C16-C17 dog-leg staircase with moulded
handrail, chamfered square newel posts with acorn finials and shaped
splat balusters to upper flights; 2 moulded and stopped spine beams to
ground floor of left bay, also a painted wall panel; stop-chamfered cross
beams in ground floor room of second bay; some old glass and window
RCHM II p. 131 Mon.4.

Listing NGR: SP6784620856

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