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Orchard Dene

A Grade II Listed Building in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43180

Location: Haddenham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP17

County: Buckinghamshire

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

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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