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Widmere Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5955 / 51°35'43"N

Longitude: -0.8003 / 0°48'1"W

OS Eastings: 483198

OS Northings: 189195

OS Grid: SU831891

Mapcode National: GBR D5G.VWX

Mapcode Global: VHDWB.25S7

Entry Name: Widmere Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 June 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332119

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46934

Location: Great Marlow, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Great Marlow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Great Marlow with Marlow Bottom, Little Marlow and Bisham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 88 NW
4/50 Widmere Farmhouse
House, incorporating former chapel. Chapel is early C13 with traces of
C14 windows and later alterations; house is late C17-early C18, raised and
altered early C19, with C20 extension, the whole forming a T-plan.
House is of flint with narrow brick dressings and narrow first floor band
course; raised attic storey of brick with band course and off-set eaves;
slightly mansard half-hipped roof with brick chimneys. 2 storeys and
attic, 3 bays. Left bay is gabled to front and has C20 projecting 2-storey
extension. Centre bay has 4-pane sash with gauged head to ground floor,
and 4-light wooden casement above. Larger 3-light wooden casements with
single horizontal glazing bars to right bay. Attic has small blocked window
between right bays over lobby entry. Flush-panelled door, top-lit, with
c.1900 gabled porch of coursed chalk and brick, with bargeboards. "Chapel
to rear, is of chalk rubble, rendered and whitewashed, with tiled roof.
S.E. side has 3 C14 2-light windows with remains of tracery, mostly
blocked. Left window has one later leaded light; centre window has board
door and flap to crypt; right window has C20 door. Cl9 flush-panelled door to
left with rectangular fanlight and flat wooden cornice hood on shaped
brackets. N.E. gable has moulded mandorla, and arched head of wide blocked
window. 2 blocked lancets to N.W. side. Interior: chapel has fine
crypt with vaults on semi-circular wall shafts and central row of 3
cylindrical piers. Piers have small octagonal capitals. Arches supporting
vaults are segmental and double-chamfered. Upper part of chapel has inserted
floor and roof with coupled rafters and braced collars.
RCHM I p. 169 Mon. 3.

Listing NGR: SU8319889195

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