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BCC record ID:1308001000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Two houses, one nineteenth century with twentieth century alterations, formerly a school and chapel, other seventeenth century with nineteenth century remodelling
Grid Reference:SU 77538 90220

HAMBLEDEN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • (Former) CHAPEL (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
  • (Former) SCHOOL (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
  • HOUSE (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
  • HOUSE (17th Century to Modern - 1600 AD to 1999 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?Yes

Full description

GRADE II. TWO HOUSES, THE OLD SCHOOL BUILT AS CHAPEL OF EASE, THEN SCHOOL. RAMBLERS IS C17, REMODELLED EARLY-MID C19. FLINT WITH BRICK DRESSINGS AND DENTIL EAVES, ALL WHITEWASHED. OLD TILE ROOF, C17 THIN BRICK CHIMNEY TO LEFT, SMALL LATER STACK TO RIGHT. 2 STOREYS AND ATTIC, 2 BAYS. WOODEN casements with single horizontal glazing bars, 3 light to ground floor with segmental bonded heads, 2-light to first floor. Lower right window is old, remainder 20th century. Central gabled porch of whitewashed brick with board door. Small 18th century gabled wing to rear with slight timbering. Rear also has attic dormers and 20th century extension. The Old School to right is mid 19th century, altered 1970s. Flint with brick dressings, steeply pitched tiled roof. Now 2 storeys, one gabled bay to road. Ground floor has pointed arched door to left with hoodmould on off-set imposts, and 20th century wooden casement in rebuilt wall to right. Upper storey has 19th century pointed brick relieving arch, 3 small leaded roundels, blocked heads of 2 lancets, and small bellcote with cusped gable. Inserted 20th century 2-light wooden casement. Small lancets with caernarvon arches to sides. Interior of Ramblers has timber-framing in cross walls.

Sources and further reading: none recorded

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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