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Bassetsbury Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.6234 / 51°37'24"N

Longitude: -0.7352 / 0°44'6"W

OS Eastings: 487654

OS Northings: 192378

OS Grid: SU876923

Mapcode National: GBR D5C.0ZK

Mapcode Global: VHDW5.6GPB

Entry Name: Bassetsbury Manor

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 45963

Location: Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11

County: Buckinghamshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryemead

Built-Up Area: High Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: High Wycombe Saint Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

Bassetsbury Manor
SU 8792 5/59 9.1.54.
Late C17 or early C18. Red and chequered red and grey brickwork, old tiled.
roof. L-plan with main fronts north and west. North front has chamfered
plinth, 1st floor stringcourse, wooden modillioned cornice. 7 wood mullioned
and transomed 2 light flush casements under flat arches, 1st floor aprons.
Central 2 fold 12 fielded panel door in architrave frame, surround of slim
brick pilasters, ovolo cornice surmounted by lead cartouche. Rainwater
head dated 1734 with initials SW.
West front of similar design, 6 windows. South end, rebuilt circa 1930,
his wooden loggia with C17 Corinthian columns from a house in Nottingham
Market Place. Upper storey of south front redesigned with central round
headed window, in brick panel with rusticated flint surround, flanking
oblong panels containing carved wooden reliefs of animal masks above scroll-
Chimney stack with 4 diagonally set shafts suggests C17 structure. Back
elevations partly C16 in character.

Chequers, Bassetsbury Mill, Manor, Stables and Barn form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8765492378

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

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