Building record 0463000000 - CHARITY FARMHOUSE, BROWNLOW AVENUE


Sixteenth century timber-framed Wealden House with twentieth century alterations

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II) 1160670: CHARITY FARMHOUSE
  • Planning Notification Area: Late Medieval timber-framed building at Charity Farmhouse, Edlesborough


Type and Period (3)

  • FARMHOUSE (16th Century to Modern - 1500 AD to 1999 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) WEALDEN HOUSE (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)


Dimensions - Length 17m, Width 6m.
Plan Form - Rectangular.
C16, much restored C20. Timber frame. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Centre bays recessed with roof overhanging on curved braces (B1).
Grade II. House. C16, much restored C20. Timber frame exposed to first floor of central bays, whitewashed brick infill, remainder rendered and colourwashed. Tiled roof, central brick chimney. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Centre bays are slightly recessed with roof overhanging on curved braces. Horizontal sliding sash windows with small panes, 3-light in outer bays, 4-light in third bay, 2-light to first floor of 2nd bay over C20 single light and gabled porch. Lean-to to left. (RCHM II p.110 Mon. 12) (B2).
'Wealden house'. The jetties at either end have been bricked up flush. The central hall that was open to the roof now has a first floor inserted. 3 arched traced collar trusses to hall, 1 with tie beam. Double tenoned purlins to hall. Single clasped purlin roof to wings. Moulded purlins, principal rafters &c to hall roof. (Plan, section, & elevations drawn) (B3).
At NGR (B4).

Sources (4)

  • <1>SBC12606 Bibliographic reference: RCHM 2 P110.
  • <2>SBC19041 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
  • <3>SBC760 Graphic material: John Bailey. 1979. Building survey drawings (filed).
  • <4>XYSBC10488 Map: OS 1984 1:2500 MAP. [Mapped feature: #3563 ]


Grid reference SP 97780 19356 (point)
Civil Parish EDLESBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • Event - Survey: Building recording (EBC13556)
  • Event - Survey: Site visit (EBC13593)

Record last edited

Dec 1 2023 11:50AM

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