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The Bury

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7039 / 51°42'14"N

Longitude: -0.6176 / 0°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 495624

OS Northings: 201478

OS Grid: SP956014

Mapcode National: GBR F5W.0PK

Mapcode Global: VHFS9.7FVM

Entry Name: The Bury

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43536

Location: Chesham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP5

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Chesham

Built-Up Area: Chesham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Chesham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

CHURCH STREET
1.
967
(North Side)
The Bury
SP 9501 SE 1/2 10.11.51.
II GV
2.
Country house built for William Lowndes (1652-1724) Secretary to the Treasury
in the reign of Queen Anne. Date 1716 on rainwater heads. Original 5 bay front
extended in late C18 to 7 bays. Wing added 1853. Red brickwork with rusticated
quoins. 2 storeys, cornice, panelled parapet. Sash windows with glazing bars
under cambered cutter arches. 2 ground floor segmental bow windows, 1st floor
Venetian window either end. Entrance front Neo-Tudor wing over carriage arch.
Neo-Georgian north garden arcade connecting house with summer house.
Interior retains some original panelling.
The Bury, the Stables and the North and South Lodges form a group.


Listing NGR: SP9562401478

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