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Latitude: 51.772 / 51°46'19"N
Longitude: -0.9286 / 0°55'43"W
OS Eastings: 474019
OS Northings: 208691
OS Grid: SP740086
Mapcode National: GBR C1V.S1R
Mapcode Global: VHDV8.VQFF
Entry Name: Orchard Dene
Listing Date: 11 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159517
English Heritage Legacy ID: 43180
Location: Haddenham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP17
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Haddenham
Built-Up Area: Haddenham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Haddenham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 7408 HADDENHAM HIGH STREET
11/239 No. 7 (Orchard Dene)
House. C16, altered C17 with C19 addition. Timber-framed with
colourwashed infill to north, and to street gable. Remainder coursed-
rubble clad. North wing witchert, colourwashed and rendered, on rubble
plinth, forming letter L-plan house. Thatch roofs, half hipped to
street gable and with old tile valley between wings. 3 bays, one
storey plus attic. North wing of one bay and 2 storeys. 3-light
casement to street front and gable above leans outwards. North
elevation has C16 diamond mullion window and inserted 3-light ovolo
moulded mullioned window to ground floor. Door in angle. Casements
to other elevations, some modern. Stack between east bays and to
north gable. Flat roofed east addition. East bay has some exposed
timber-framing. Interior: Centre bay originally open to roof as
hall and smoke blackening on roof timbers. Inglenook fireplace and
chamfered and stopped spine beam and joists inserted in early C17.
Parlour bay fronting road has on east wall late C16 wall painting
of strapwork, honeysuckle friezes and black letter texts, a rare
survival in a house of this size. Curved purlin braces in roof.
A good example of a small late medieval hall house.
Listing NGR: SP7402208692
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