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Brudenell House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Quainton, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8754 / 51°52'31"N

Longitude: -0.913 / 0°54'46"W

OS Eastings: 474927

OS Northings: 220208

OS Grid: SP749202

Mapcode National: GBR C0P.9ZN

Mapcode Global: VHDTX.4454

Entry Name: Brudenell House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 29 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42192

Location: Quainton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Quainton

Built-Up Area: Quainton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Quainton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/43 Brudenell House (formerly
listed as The Rectory)


House. C16, refronted mid C18 with later C18 extensions. Red and
vitreous brick with red quoins and window surrounds, moulded plinth and
moulded wooden eaves cornice. Hipped old tile roof, irregular brick
chimneys. Original wings to S. and E., late C18-C19 wing to N. forming
V plan with later infill. 2 storeys, attic and cellar. E. front is of
5 bays, the outer bays slightly advanced with canted projections. Barred
sash windows with gauged brick heads. Windows in left bay have original
thick glazing bars. Centre bay has eaves-line dormer in form of a barred
thermal window in shaped brick surround with moulded open pediment. Central
barred and glazed door below rectangular fanlight with early C20 patterned
glazing bars. S front has 5 narrow bays of similar sashes, the centre bay
blind, the second bay having a C20 door with rectangular fanlight. Blocked
cellar opening with segmental head. N. wing is of chequer brick
with modillion eaves and leaded casements. Interior: ground floor rooms in
S. wing have C18 bolection panelling, the W. room with a C18 moulded
stone fireplace, the E. room with a C19 marble fireplace. Early C17 staircase.
Hall to centre of E. wing has early C17 panelling, and C16 screen of
linenfold panels with heraldic frieze incorporating name of George Brudenell,
and pierced by 2 doorways with 4-centred arches. Hall also has moulded
cross beams and altered stone fireplace with carved spandrels and
tympanum, and early C17 overmantel with raised wooden panels and split
RCHM II p. 245-6 Mon.9

Listing NGR: SP7492720208

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