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BCC record ID:1247111000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Seventeenth century timber-framed house called Little Summeries with eighteenth century outbuildings, possibly a furniture factory in the nineteenth century
Grid Reference:SU 95715 97155

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • HOUSE (17th Century to 18th Century - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)
  • OUTBUILDING (18th Century - 1700 AD? to 1799 AD?)
  • (Former) FURNITURE FACTORY? (19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1899 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?Unclassified

Full description

GRADE II. C18 casing and extension to C17 timber framed house. Red brick, hipped old tile roof with projecting eaves. Two storeys. 4 flush panel door on left with bracketted hood, 4-light casement on left, 3-light casement to first floor, now without arches or lintels. Recessed wing on left has hipped old tile roof, one 3-light casement to each floor, segmental arch to ground floor, lintel to first floor. Flank wall of front wing has 2-light casement to each floor, door on right with open wooden porch. Flank wall of recessed wing has modern tile hang- ing, exposed timber framing below. Rear gable also has timber framing and brick infill. Single storey L-shaped range of sheds attached, brick wall to The Platt (q.v.) weatherboard and old tile roofs. Said to be a former chair factory.

Sources and further reading: none recorded

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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