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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124279
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42383
Location: Boarstall, Buckinghamshire, HP18
Civil Parish: Boarstall
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Boarstall
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 61 SW
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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