Building record 0251201000 - MONKTON FARMHOUSE

Summary

Late medieval cruck-built timber-framed manor house with sixteenth century extension, eighteenth to nineteenth century rebuilding and twentieth century refurbishment.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II) 1125577: MONKTON FARMHOUSE
  • Planning Notification Area: Late medieval timber-framed manor house at Monkton Farm

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Type and Period (4)

  • (Former Type) MANOR HOUSE (15th Century to 19th Century - 1400 AD? to 1899 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (15th Century to 16th Century - 1400 AD to 1599 AD)
  • (Former Type) CRUCK HOUSE (15th Century - 1400 AD? to 1499 AD?)
  • FARMHOUSE (20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)

Description

MONKTON FARM, A BUILDING WITH OLD WING OF 3 GABLES, PROB MARKS THE SITE OF MONKTON MANOR (B1).
'MONKTON' MARKED AT NGR (B3).
Grade II. House. Late medieval in origin, with late C16 cross wing to left, all rebuilt in brick C18 and C19, refurbished C20. Brick, the left bay of vitreous header brick with red dressings and cogged edging to gable. Old tile roof, rebuilt brick chimney to centre. 2 storeys, 4 gabled bays, the left bay slightly lower and projecting. C20 2 and 3-light barred wooden casements those to ground floor and left bay with cambered heads. C20 door with flanking single lights and C20 lean-to porch in third bay. 3 bays to right have wooden lintel running across base of gables, the 2 right bays with some thin brick above, Interior retains 2 cruck trusses and some heavy timber framing in left wing with curved wall braces and wind-braces (B2).

Sources (3)

  • <1>SBC15816 Bibliographic reference: VCH BUCKS 3 PP80,82.
  • <2>SBC4242 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1987. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST; BUCKS: WYCOMBE DISTRICT: PARISHES OF CHEPPING WYCOMBE &C. p39.
  • <3>SBC10409 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6 INCH MAP. 1:10,560.

Location

Grid reference SU 85854 89887 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish LITTLE MARLOW, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2008 6:31PM

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