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Record details

BCC record ID:0032401000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Sixteenth to seventeenth century timber-framed house with seventeenth to eighteenth century refronting and nineteenth century enlargement
Grid Reference:SP 75520 07830
Parish:

ASTON SANDFORD, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MANOR HOUSE (16th Century to 19th Century - 1500 AD to 1899 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?No

Full description

Grade II. Manor house. C16, C17, enlarged by Sir G.G. Scott in 1867. Original house timber-framed with brick infill. Rubblestone C17/C18 refronting, then Scott block in red brick with plum brick bands and stone dressings. Old tile roofs. 2 storeys. Irregular south east front of 4 bays. 3 bay south west or garden front. South east front has 2 gabled right hand bays in rubblestone, left hand brick gable. 3-light casements with 2-light ground floor casement between. Timber framing to side and rear with straight braces. Large stack to flank. Scott bays have, to right bay, entrance with canted bay windows beside and cross-mullion window above. Left bay and left bay of south west front gabled with 2-storey canted bay window, vent slit to gable. Centre bay of south west front has arched door and cross-mullion window above. Right bay with 3-light windows. All windows to Scott block are stone mullioned and transomed type. Coped gables. Diagonal flues to stacks, 4 to stack between left bays of south east front, 2 flues to one at left of south west front. Further stack to C17 bay. Interior: C16 right hand bay has arch braced roof trusses in 4 bays. Left hand timber-framed bay queen strut trusses. Scott roof has collar inscribed 'Robert Rose, Builder, Haddenham 1867' (B5)

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: LIPSCOMB 1 PP41-46/VCH BUCKS 4 PP8-9.
<2>Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 P22.
<3>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
<4>Bibliographic reference: DEPT.OF THE ENVIRONMENT LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECI AL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST,1985 P7.
<5>Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Bucks: Aylesbury Vale: Parishes of Ashendon &C. p.7

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC136: Site visit

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Reports

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