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Yew Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherington, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.1117 / 52°6'42"N

Longitude: -0.6981 / 0°41'53"W

OS Eastings: 489252

OS Northings: 246732

OS Grid: SP892467

Mapcode National: GBR CZD.JBX

Mapcode Global: VHDSV.V5BZ

Entry Name: Yew Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 March 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351076

Location: Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Sherington

Built-Up Area: Sherington

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Sherington with Chicheley, North Crawley, Astwood and Hardmead

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


11/168 No. 16 (Yew Tree Farmhouse)


- II

House Dated 1595, altered and extended to south. Coursed
rubblestone and old tile roof. 3 bays with centrally located
staircase tower at rear. 2 storeys with attic. At rear modern
flat roofed 2 storey addition and to south late C17 single storey
cottage of 2 bays. West elevation has central entrance with
modern open gabled porch on posts. C19 triple casements with
single horizontal central glazing bar. Coped gables and end-
stacks. Cottage has central door and tile roofed porch, similar
windows. At rear staircase tower has timber mullioned 2-light
windows to 1st and 2nd floor levels with heavy chamfers, 1595.
Also one rear 2-light mullioned window to south 1st floor room,
also of 1595. Interior 1595 heavily chamfered door frames into
stair tower. 1st floor has cross beams and spine beams with heavy
chamfers and moulded stops. It appears that the upper floor was
originally open from end to end. On ground floor are similarly
stopped and chamfered cross-beams. 1595 roof structure intact.
On west front flanking first floor centre window are 2 stone plaques,
the left hand one with fleur-de-lys, the right with '1595'.
[RCHM II 261 MON 3]

Listing NGR: SP8925246732

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

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