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Record details

BCC record ID:0423001000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Pair of seventeenth century houses on High Street with twentieth century shop fronts
Grid Reference:SU 95783 97326
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • HOUSE (17th Century - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)
  • SHOP (20th Century - 1900 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?Unclassified

Full description

Grade II. C17 altered. Rendered and colour-washed with projecting C19 ground floor of colourwashed brick with Welsh slate roof. Old tile roof with broad brick chimney stack in centre. Two storeys and attic, two 3-light modern casements to first floor with small 2-light casement in centre. 4-pane wide double-hung sash window on right of ground floor, modern door and window to No 11, shop window to No 13. West gable elevation to Church Street has exposed timber framing two windows to each floor and small attic window in gable. (RCHM I p 3 MON 5)(B9).
Nos 9 to 13 badly damaged by fire in June 2008 (B8).

Sources and further reading

<8>Verbal communication: John Shipley. 2008. Pers comm to Julia Wise (BCC), June 2008.
<9>Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Buckinghamshire: Chiltern District: Parishes of Amersham, Chesham Bois and Coleshill. p21

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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