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Burnham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.0545 / 52°3'16"N

Longitude: -0.8528 / 0°51'10"W

OS Eastings: 478758

OS Northings: 240185

OS Grid: SP787401

Mapcode National: GBR BYN.17H

Mapcode Global: VHDSZ.5MJD

Entry Name: Burnham House

Listing Date: 12 October 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 45645

Location: Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes, MK11

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Stony Stratford

Built-Up Area: Milton Keynes

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stony Stratford St Mary and Giles

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(South-West Side)
Stony Stratford
Burnham House
SP 7840 1/87 12.10.54.


Gable end to street with heavily pointed rubble extension. Main front faces north-west.
Earlier house rebuilt in early C18 and extended later in the century. 2 storey
5 window front, brick with stone quoins, band over ground floor, plinth and part
of moulded eaves cornice - the other part is similar but wooden, over the later
half of the front. The early C18 front was 3 windows wide. and the 2 window mid
C18 extension was carefully matched, apart from quoins of painted brick. The quoins
of the former house were left in the centre of the new elevation. Thatched roof
replaced by tiles at that time. Near flush framed glazing bar sash windows, one
blocked, under flat arches. Ground floor has 2 three light bay windows with dentil
cornice over reel moulding. Pilastered doorway below 2nd window from right - its
cornice is extended to right hand window and further to right. The door has 6
raised and fielded panels. The elevation to the street has an attic window in
the gable of the main part of the house and a lower gable in the rubble 2 window
extension of 2 storeys to the left (former stables converted and heightened).
Shallow open pediment over doorcase, flanked by glazing bar sash windows. Further
slate roofed extension, with coach entrance, to south-east. The interior has a
fine panelled room on the ground floor.

No 22 Horsefair Green forms a group with Burnham House and No 34 Silver Street.

Listing NGR: SP7875840185

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

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