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Latitude: 51.6603 / 51°39'37"N
Longitude: -0.6518 / 0°39'6"W
OS Eastings: 493353
OS Northings: 196587
OS Grid: SU933965
Mapcode National: GBR F66.XQD
Mapcode Global: VHFSG.NJ9K
Entry Name: Woodrow High House
Listing Date: 17 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1311156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 44741
Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP7
Civil Parish: Amersham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Amersham with Coleshill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
1. AMERSHAM CHERRY LANE
5134 (north side)
Woodrow High House
SU 9396 9/28
Small country house in park. Early C18 and later, but incorporating fabric of
earlier house in which Oliver Cromwell's wife and daughters are said to have
Painted stucco, slate roofs with parapets. Central block 3-storeys with late
C18 single-storey wings, the left-hand one raised and extended early C19.
Full height canted bays either side of centre which has half glazed door with
gothic glazing bars under dentil cornice. First and second floor bands, dentil
cornice. Double hung sash windows, moulded string at head level. Right-hand
wing has dentil cornice, two sash windows with architraves. Canted bay window
to right hand return elevation. Two storey rear wing of similar design. Left
hand wing matched that on right but has later upper storey; projecting porch on
left has round arched entrance, cornice and wooden bell cupola with ogee lead cap
and bell dated 1830. Two storey wing on left.
Interior: Dining Room: Bolection moulded panelling, wood cornice, fireplace
and overmantel. Drawing Room: Adam style chimneypiece, moulded cornice.
Lounge: plaster modillion cornice. Early C19 staircase.
First floor "Cromwell Room" bolection moulded panelling, original fireplace
and overmantel. Room opposite has C18 carved wood fireplace with oakleaf
pulvinated frieze. Other features of interest.
Listing NGR: SU9335396587
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