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Tower Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Boarstall, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8238 / 51°49'25"N

Longitude: -1.0958 / 1°5'44"W

OS Eastings: 462414

OS Northings: 214290

OS Grid: SP624142

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZP.RR7

Mapcode Global: VHCXJ.YFK8

Plus Code: 9C3WRWF3+GM

Entry Name: Tower Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42383

Location: Boarstall, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Boarstall

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Boarstall

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Tower Farmhouse




House. Early C17. Thin brick in English bond, with rubble stone plinth,
ashlar band course, moulded stone cornicea little below the eaves, and stone
quoins and windows. C20 tile roof, hipped to left. Chimney between left
bays is partly of thin brick. Originally E-plan with short side wings and
central staircase projection to rear, the left wing with stables surviving
in rear bay, the right wing demolished. 2 storeys and attic, 6 bays. 2-light
moulded stone mullion windows with Tudor hoodmoulds and leaded lights.
Ground floor windows flanking door altered to 3-light leaded casements
with transoms. Main entrance in fourth bay has stone chamfered jambs and
4-centred arch, and C20 gabled timber porch. Similar stone doorways to far
left and to rear of left wing. C20 doors to front. Irregular lean-to
extensions and attic dormers to rear. Rear walls partly of greensand
rubble. Interior has stop chamfered spine and cross beams, and timber framed
partitions to first floor with stop-chamfered doorframes. Original board
doors. Upper flight of spacious C17 winder staircase, lower flight replaced
C20. Attic to left wing has landing balustrade with turned balusters.
Rear bay of left wing has C17-early C19 stabling for 3 horses, one partition
with wooden Doric column.
RCHM I p. 59 Mon. 5.

Listing NGR: SP6241414290

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