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Olney Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Olney, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.1754 / 52°10'31"N

Longitude: -0.7231 / 0°43'23"W

OS Eastings: 487412

OS Northings: 253784

OS Grid: SP874537

Mapcode National: GBR CYL.Q00

Mapcode Global: VHDSG.FL26

Entry Name: Olney Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311413

English Heritage Legacy ID: 45786

Location: Olney, Milton Keynes, MK46

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Olney

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Olney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 8753
3/1 (west side)
17.11.66 Olney Park Farmhouse
C17 altered and extended early C19. Limestone rubble. Old tile roof, stone coped
gables on fluted kneelers. The plan originally T shaped is now rectangular. Main
wing running east to west, two storeys with attic, with three 2-storey gabled wings on
the north side. Two brick chimney stacks on ridge and one large stone lateral stack,
with paired ashlar shafts on rubble base. South front of 4 bays, the 3 on the right
being C17, the left one early C19. Entrance in second bay from right, doorway with
moulded jambs, moulded panel on doorhead and dripstone over. Single sash window
above, and three tripartite sash windows to each floor. Attic window to east gable,
datestone to central gable on north elevation, probably C17 but with reset date 1829.
Small single storey stone wing at north west corner.
Interior: Original beams, and two moulded oak doorways on first floor.
C17 stone fireplace with Tudor arch and carved spandrels, now in entrance hall, was
apparently brought from another house. Said to have been built as a hunting lodge for
Olney Park, Duchy of Lancaster property since the C15.
(RCHM II p 229 MON. 1)

Listing NGR: SP8741253784

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

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