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Blacksmith's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Downley, Buckinghamshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46847

Location: Downley, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

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

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Listing Text


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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