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Latitude: 51.8819 / 51°52'54"N
Longitude: -0.8401 / 0°50'24"W
OS Eastings: 479935
OS Northings: 221002
OS Grid: SP799210
Mapcode National: GBR C0L.Y50
Mapcode Global: VHDTR.DY7R
Entry Name: Whitchurch House
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160084
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42379
Location: Whitchurch, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Whitchurch
Built-Up Area: Whitchurch
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Creslow
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 72 SE WHITCHURCH OVING ROAD
2/231 Whitchurch House
House. Early C17, altered and extended to rear early C18 and early C20.
Coursed rubble stone to ground floor; moulded first floor string course;
roughcast upper storey with moulded wooden modillion cornice and
rendered parapet. Old tile roof, External chimney to left has stone
stack with 2 square shafts of thin brick set diagonally, the shafts rebuilt.
C17 central chimney has pilasters to 3 sides and later brick chimney to
right. 2 storeys and cellar, 4 main bays. Ground floor left bays have
early C20 3-light wooden casements with transoms. 5 similar windows
to first floor. 2 bays to ground floor right each have 2 early C18
3-pane sashes in architrave frames. Cellar window in third bay, small
rectangular inglenook window in stone surround, partly chamfered,
to centre. Good wide central door is 6-panelled with architrave frame
and rectangular fanlight. Flat wooden cornice hood above has panelled
soffit and elaborately carved scroll brackets. Ornamental carved wooden
panel with cherubs has been set above door, also a later sundial.
Extensions parallel to rear are gabled and have irregular leaded cross
windows, gabled porch with made-up wooden doorcase, and projecting side
Interior: Room to ground floor left has enrly C18 bolection panelling
and 2-panelled doors. Room to left of centre has large fireplace with
moulded stone jambs and moulded 4-centred wooden lintel. Inner side
walls of fireplace have chamfered depressed arches of dressed stone, the
left a niche, the right with window. Altered C18 staircase with
fine turned balusters, moulded handrail and bulbous baluster newelposts.
Chamfered and stop-chamfered spine beams.
RCHM II p. 328 -9 Mon. 17.
Listing NGR: SP7993521002
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