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Taplow Court (Plessey Telecommunications Research)

A Grade II Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5316 / 51°31'53"N

Longitude: -0.6947 / 0°41'41"W

OS Eastings: 490635

OS Northings: 182216

OS Grid: SU906822

Mapcode National: GBR D6C.Z0V

Mapcode Global: VHDWK.XR2R

Plus Code: 9C3XG8J4+J4

Entry Name: Taplow Court (Plessey Telecommunications Research)

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165286

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44243

ID on this website: 101165286

Location: Taplow, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Taplow

Built-Up Area: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Taplow

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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16/649 Taplow Court (Plessey
- Research)

- II

Dated 1855. The exterior in an early Tudor style, but the interior (with its
central glazed hall rising the full height of the house) in a Romanesque style.
Red brick; stone dressings; slate roof. Four storeys with 2 stone stringcourses
carried round the building as drip moulds over the windows. Central projection
with porch. Heavy oak door set in recess with Norman arch. Four windows one
above the other. Corner chimneys corbelled out from the 2nd floor. On left, a
bay window through 3 storeys; on right, windows with mullions and, on ground
and 1st floors, transoms too. To the left and at right angles to the house,
the stable court and offices. The back wing extends along the side of the
churchyard of the old parish church of St Nicholas and is joined to the house
by an octagonal tower. Most of the buildings red brick with slate roofs and 2
storeys high. The range facing the courtyard of the house with 4 gables reach-
ing above eaves level and a clock turret over the archway.

Listing NGR: SU9063582216

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