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Latitude: 51.6536 / 51°39'12"N
Longitude: -0.7763 / 0°46'34"W
OS Eastings: 484754
OS Northings: 195683
OS Grid: SU847956
Mapcode National: GBR D4X.8L1
Mapcode Global: VHDVY.HPHR
Entry Name: Blacksmith's Cottage
Listing Date: 22 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161155
English Heritage Legacy ID: 46847
Location: Downley, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13
Civil Parish: Downley
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: High Wycombe Saint Mary and Saint George
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 89 NE WEST WYCOMBE RURAL THE COMMON
1/195 Blacksmith's Cottage
House, formerly several cottages. Lower~range to right is of medieval
origin,taller left range late C17, all much reconstructed C19 and
refurbished c,1980. Flint with brick dressings, some timber framing
with narrow brick infill to first floor rear of taller block. Tiled
roof; central brick chimney, heightened, with original off-set head now
below ridge. 2 storeys. 6 bays. 3 left bays have dentil brick eaves,
off-set eaves to remainder. C20 2 and 3-light leaded casements, those to
first floor breaking slightly through eaves. C20 gabled porch to left of
centre. Interior has central cruck truss with blades terminating
above the collar. One other cruck blade to rear between right bays.
Between cruck trusses is a timber framed cross wall, possibly a spere
truss, with curved brace and tie beam notched to carry purlin. Some
timber framing visible in left bays.
Listing NGR: SU8475495683
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