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Cowpers House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weston Underwood, Milton Keynes

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1463 / 52°8'46"N

Longitude: -0.738 / 0°44'16"W

OS Eastings: 486450

OS Northings: 250533

OS Grid: SP864505

Mapcode National: GBR CYZ.D7S

Mapcode Global: VHDSN.596Z

Entry Name: Cowpers House

Listing Date: 3 March 1952

Last Amended: 27 February 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351144

Location: Weston Underwood, Milton Keynes, MK46

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Weston Underwood

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Weston Underwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 85 SE WESTON UNDERWOOD HIGH STREET
(north west side)

1/236 Cowper's House
(also known as, and formerly
listed as, The Lodge)

3.3.52

GV II*

House. C17, refronted early C18. Coursed rubblestone. Old tile roof.,
2 storeys and attic. 3 wide bays. Street front is early C18,has
7'windows. Central 6-panel door in architrave surround with plain
outer surround, console brackets, cornice and pediment. 3-pane sashes
in early C18 box-frames below segmented dressed stone heads with key
blocks. The windows are grouped into rhythm 2:3:2:Splayed plinth,
moulded first floor string, 3 2-light casemented hipped dormers. Flanking
brick stacks on stone bases and stone coped gables on kneelers, 2 right
hand bays have C17 stone mullioned cellar windows. On south-west gable
is blocked C17 stone mullioned window with cornice head. Rear elevation
has sashes, some blocked and on ground floor at left a reused front
window with early C18 heavy glazing bars with chamfers. Patterned fanlight
to back door. Interior: Early C18 staircase with square newels, heavy
moulded handrail and very delicate turned balusters ending in a wide scroll
at the foot. left hand room panelled and has pilasters flanking C18
fireplace. Panelled shutters and window seats. Right hand ground floor
room has triglyph friezed cornice. 8-panel doors, The residence of
William Cowper from 1786 to 1795
RCHM II 318 ON 3


Listing NGR: SP8645350531

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