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Latitude: 51.65 / 51°38'59"N
Longitude: -0.7768 / 0°46'36"W
OS Eastings: 484721
OS Northings: 195281
OS Grid: SU847952
Mapcode National: GBR D4X.GFV
Mapcode Global: VHDVY.HS5J
Entry Name: Flint Barn at Downley Farm on the East Side of Farmyard
Listing Date: 25 October 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1125619
English Heritage Legacy ID: 46878
Location: Downley, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13
Civil Parish: Downley
Built-Up Area: High Wycombe
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: High Wycombe Saint Mary and Saint George
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 89 NW WEST WYCOMBE RURAL PLOMER GREEN LANE
(West Side, off)
Flint Barn at Downley
Farm on the East Side
Barn. Probably late C18, with later addition, for the Dashwood Estate. Flint with
brick bands, pilaster strips, quoins and quoined surrounds. Addition of
weatherboard on brick plinth. Plain tile roof, half-hipped at north end. 5 bays
with 2-way addition at south end. Central opposed cart-entries with board doors,
that on east side in gabled, weatherboard, midstray; that on west (yard) side having
stable door to left and wide blocked entrance on right. Two tiers of slit vents.
West (yard) elevation of addition has stable door flanked by small-pane windows with
2 boarded-up openings above. Interior: from tile beams curved principal rafters
rise to collars; 2 tiers of clasped through purlins; intermediate collars; old
rafters; no ridge-piece; roof originally ½-hipped also at south end where the gable
was of weatherboard with hatch below. Important building in the farmyard group, of
which the farmhouse (qv West Wycombe Rural CP) is dated 1819.
Listing NGR: SU8472195281
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