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Jerome Farmhouse monks Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5743 / 51°34'27"N

Longitude: -0.8124 / 0°48'44"W

OS Eastings: 482398

OS Northings: 186827

OS Grid: SU823868

Mapcode National: GBR D5T.CDC

Mapcode Global: VHDW9.VPWH

Entry Name: Jerome Farmhouse monks Corner

Listing Date: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46928

Location: Great Marlow, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Great Marlow

Built-Up Area: Marlow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 88 NW
4/44 Monks Corner and Jerome
- II
Two houses, formerly house and service wing. Circa 1900. For Conrad
Dressler, sculptor and producer of Medmenham Ware. Whitewashed brick
with off-set string and dentil eaves, plain tile roof, brick chimneys.
T-plan, the service wing across S.W. end. 2 storeys. Leaded casements.
Main block has 3 3-light casements and 2 slit windows to ground floor and
double doors with semi-circular leaded fanlight near right end. First
floor has 4-light and 3-light casements, long frieze panel of painted
terracotta with relief scenes of women at work, and 2 terracotta roundels
with busts in Della Robbia style. At left end is a small corner pavilion,
set at an angle, with pyramid roof, metal weathervane in form of a ship,
and arched terracotta panel with female figure. Service wing to right has
roundel in gable end, and unpainted terracotta frieze of laundry-women.
All terracotta produced locally by Dressler, who also supplied panels for
Westfield Cottages, Medmenham, and tiles for Danesfield estate buildings.
House also noteable as home of Jerome K. Jerome, author of "Three Men in a
Boat", c.1910-1920.
Included for historic interest.

Listing NGR: SU8239886827

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