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Latitude: 51.5812 / 51°34'52"N
Longitude: -0.6886 / 0°41'18"W
OS Eastings: 490962
OS Northings: 187741
OS Grid: SU909877
Mapcode National: GBR F74.SV1
Mapcode Global: VHFSV.0JT6
Entry Name: Boscobel boscobel Barn
Listing Date: 21 June 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1125545
English Heritage Legacy ID: 47092
Location: Wooburn, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10
Civil Parish: Wooburn
Built-Up Area: High Wycombe
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Wooburn
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WOOBURN WOOBURN TOWN
SU 98 NW
6/209 Boscobel and Boscobel parr
Two houses, the left wing formerly a barn. Mid-late C16, the barn possibly slightly
later and converted into house 1930s. Timber frame with whitewashed brick infill
to front, weathered cladding to sides of barn, and rear of original house rebuilt
in brick. Old tile roofs, rebuilt brick chimneys to right and off-centre front.
L-plan, with former barn projecting to rear. 2 storeys. 5 bays: 3 C16 bays to
right, gable end of barn to left. C17 link bay between. Irregular casements, mostly
leaded and C20. Third and fourth bays have 3-light oriel windows on single shaped
brackets to first floor, the right original, the left a copy. C20 oriel to ground
floor of left bay. C19 3-light barred wooden casement with crown glazing to ground
floor between right bays. C20 door with lean-to hood to left bay, small board door
to second bay, wide C20 half-glazed door with flat wooden cornice hood to right
of centre. Attached to posts flanking centre bay are 2 panels each with a C17
carved wooden figure, the left an architect with dividers, the right difficult to
identify. Wrought iron sign bracket to right. Interior of original C16 house has
arched wind-braces, heavy longitudinal floor joists in left bay, stop-chamfered
joists in centre bay, and chamfered transverse beams with bar stops. Right bay may
originally have been open to roof.
RCHM I p 324 Mon. 3 (The Royal Oak Inn).
Listing NGR: SU9096287741
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