Building record 1212800000 - DAVENIES SCHOOL, STATION ROAD, BEACONSFIELD

Summary

Eighteenth century house, extended in the twentieth century and and now in use as Davenies School

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II) 1/100
  • Listed Building (II) 1124540: DAVENIES SCHOOL

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Type and Period (4)

  • HOUSE (18th Century to Modern - 1700 AD to 1999 AD)
  • SCHOOL (Modern - 1940 AD to 1999 AD)
  • OUTBUILDING (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
  • STABLE (18th Century - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)

Description

GRADE II. C18 VASTLY EXTENDED IN 1909. DATED 1909 ON THE FIREPLACE IN THE HALL. BRICK; SHAM TIMBER-FRAMING; OLD TILE ROOF. MOSTLY OF 2, PARTLY OF 3 STOREYS. ASYMMETRICAL COMPOSITION WITH GABLES AND HIPPED DORMER WINDOWS IN THE ROOF AND, ON THE RIGHT, A COVERED WAY. ALL WINDOWS CASEMENTS WITH LEADED LIGHTS. TO THE LEFT AND NOW ATTACHED TO THE HOUSE BY A C19 LINK, A C18 HOUSE MUCH ALTERED WITHIN IN MID C19. BRICK; TILED ROOF. TWO STOREYS; 3 BAYS WIDE AND ONE DEEP. GROUND FLOOR WITH CENTRAL MODERN PORCH AND 2 SASH WINDOWS. FIRST FLOOR WITH CENTRAL BLANK WINDOW AND 2 SASHES. BAND AT FIRST FLOOR LEVEL. ON THE RIGHT, THE FORMER OUTHOUSES AND STABLING ALTERED AND TERMINATING IN A PERGOLA. C18. BRICK; OLD TILE ROOF (B1).
Founded as an independent boys' preparatory school in 1940 (B2).

Sources (2)

  • <1>SBC4001 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: DISTRICT OF SOUTH BUCKS. p37.
  • <2>SBC19612 Bibliographic reference: Beaconsfiled and District Historical Society. 1983. The History Of Beaconsfield. p81.

Location

Grid reference SU 94150 90830 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish BEACONSFIELD, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Aug 6 2010 10:16AM

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