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Kensham Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lane End, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6282 / 51°37'41"N

Longitude: -0.8596 / 0°51'34"W

OS Eastings: 479030

OS Northings: 192764

OS Grid: SU790927

Mapcode National: GBR C3N.ZD5

Mapcode Global: VHDW3.1BWP

Plus Code: 9C3XJ4HR+74

Entry Name: Kensham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 August 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46627

ID on this website: 101125723

Location: Cadmore End, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Lane End

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Cadmore End

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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6/148 Kensham Farmhouse


- II
House. C15, altered C16, with C16-C17 cross wing and C20 extensions
and alterations. Mostly rebuilt in brick with some flint, the N. wall
retaining timber frame with thin brick infill and plinth. Old tile
roofs. Large chimney stack with 2 diagonal shafts of narrow brick at
left end; another similar chimney, part rebuilt, to centre of cross wing.
L-plan with staircase projection in rear angle. One storey and attic.
Front has 2 gabled bays, the ground floor right bay of flint. Brick
band course at first floor level. C20 paired barred wooden casements,
those to ground floor with cambered heads, those above with segmental
heads. Central old board door in C20 gabled brick porch with arched
entry. C19 hipped extension of re-used narrow brick to left, with
similar casement and later C19 lean-to at left end. Interior: left
bay originally an open hall, the central base cruck truss with chamfered
arch-braces to collar, and stop-chamfered aisle plate with curved brace
along W. side; chimney-stack and floor inserted C16, with massive spine
beam and slightly chamfered heavy joists; early Cl? panelling in front
right room; winder staircase.
RCHM I p. 286. MON.15.

Listing NGR: SU7903092764

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