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3 and 4, Westfield Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5544 / 51°33'15"N

Longitude: -0.8497 / 0°50'58"W

OS Eastings: 479850

OS Northings: 184572

OS Grid: SU798845

Mapcode National: GBR C4N.G0L

Mapcode Global: VHDWH.7657

Entry Name: 3 and 4, Westfield Cottages

Listing Date: 21 October 1977

Last Amended: 8 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47043

Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Medmenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Medmenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 78 SE
7/160 Nos. 3 and 4 (formerly listed
under Nos. 1-12)
Pair of semi-detached estate cottages. Circa 1900, probably by
Romaine Walker, for Mr. Robert Hudson of Danesfield. Lower storey
of red brick in English bond with dentil string arched up over doors,
and battered buttresses flanking front; upper storey rendered and
colourwashed; half-hipped plain-tile roof; central brick chimney with
off-set cap. One storey and attic, 2 bays. Ground floor has 4-light
barred wooden casements, the right window retaining leaded top-lights.
Chamfered and off-set brick sills, stop-chamfered wooden lintels. 3-light
attic casements in gabled dormers with richly carved and cusped
bargeboards, the left window with wooden glazing bars, the right with
later C20 plain glazing. Board doors to left and right, with moulded
brick surrounds and semi-circular brick arches over painted terracotta
tympana of local Medmenham ware. Tympana illustrate the labours of
the months March and April, No. 3 showing threshing with a flail,
No. 4 sowing. Doors retain original brass handles and numbers.
These 2 cottages are part of a set of 12.

Listing NGR: SU7985084572

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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