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Old Callow Down Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bledlow-cum-Saunderton, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6931 / 51°41'35"N

Longitude: -0.8622 / 0°51'43"W

OS Eastings: 478742

OS Northings: 199989

OS Grid: SU787999

Mapcode National: GBR C2W.YMH

Mapcode Global: VHDVQ.0PKX

Entry Name: Old Callow Down Farmhouse

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46535

Location: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bledlow Ridge

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 79 NE


- Old Callow Down Farmhouse


House. C15-early C16, altered c.1600 and later. Timber frame of cruck
construction with rendered infill to rear and brick infill to front and
gable of left bay, the gable with exposed cruck truss. Right bays
refronted C18 in red and vitreous chequer brick with rendered plinth.
Right gable part rendered. Old tile roof, brick chimney between left
bays, later brick end chimneys. One storey and attic, 3 bays. Irregular
C20 leaded casements, the centre bay with paired casement in gabled eaves-
line dormer. Small light below eaves over C20 door between left bays.
C19 brick and flint extension to rear forming L-plan. Interior: 4 asymmetrical
cruck trusses, the blades terminating above the collars. Outer bays
have original floors with heavy longitudinal joists, the left bay with
cross passage, probably inserted. Floor and chimney inserted into central
hall c.1600, the spine beam and ground floor fireplace lintel both chamfered
with barred stops. First floor fireplace has depressed arch of chamfered
brick. Original rafters and curved wind-braces in roof.

Listing NGR: SU7874299989

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