Building record 1213302000 - CAPEL HOUSE, WYCOMBE END, BEACONSFIELD
- Listed Building (II) 1124520: CAPEL HOUSE
Type and Period (3)
- CHURCH HOUSE (Built 1524, 16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
- (Alternate Type) TIMBER FRAMED BUILDING (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
- (Alternate Type) WEALDEN HOUSE (16th Century - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
Grade II. C16. Timber-framed with brick nogging. Much altered and modernised with the west side tile-hung. Old tile roof. Two storeys, the upper projecting except in the centre where 2 long curved brackets support the eaves. Posts have a moulded pilaster and embattled cap. Carved corner post partly hidden by the wall (B1).
Erected out of the bequest of a former rector, Richard Capel, who died in 1500 leaving the sum of £40 for the purpose (B2).
Built as the church house in 1524 with money left for the purpose by Richard Capel in 1500. Of Wealden type with a recessed centre above which the eaves of the roof run without recession, supported on curved braces (B3).
- <1>SBC4001 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: DISTRICT OF SOUTH BUCKS. p53.
- <2>SBC19612 Bibliographic reference: Beaconsfiled and District Historical Society. 1983. The History Of Beaconsfield. p3.
- <3>SBC19664 Bibliographic reference: Nikolaus Pevsner & Elizabeth Williamson. 1994. The Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire. p173.
|Grid reference||SU 94455 90041 (point) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||BEACONSFIELD, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire|
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Record last edited
Sep 10 2012 4:50PM