Building record 0002108000 - GROVE FARM

Summary

Fifteenth century timber-framed barn at Grove Farm, altered in seventeenth century, extended and converted to a house in about 1970.

Protected Status/Designation

  • Ancient Monument BU50: Moated site at Grove Farm, Ashley Green
  • Listed Building (II) 1124858: GROVE FARM

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Type and Period (3)

  • BARN (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD) + Sci.Date
  • HOUSE (Altered 1970s, 20th Century - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)
  • (Former Type) CHAPEL? (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)

Description

Plan Form - Rectangular.
Barn said to have been chapel (04:000). Little evidence for this (B3).
Barn has defences of ramparts (02:000) & moats (01:000) probably of C15. Wall heightened in C17 (B6).
Foundations found (B7).
Barn converted into a house (B1, note 7).
Grade II. C15 barn, now converted into a house with c.1970 additions. Three bays. Knapped flint with ashlar and red brick quoins. Roof raised C17. Old tile roof. North-east lower wing also C15 but with modern roof. Modern additions to north and south infill central car entry. East elevation with close-studded timber-framed gable, modern first floor window and restored 2-light stone mullioned ground floor window. North wing with restored C15 stone 2-centred arched doorway. South elevation with one storey additions and central entry. West elevation with close studded timber-framed gable. Queen strut roof trusses(B13).
Dendro-dating obtains a felling date of 1499-1500 for roof timber from butt purlin. See report (filed) for description of roof (B14).

Sources (6)

  • <1>SBC1314 Bibliographic reference: BCM CAS RECORD CARD 0021.
  • <3>SBC6927 Article in serial: W H Kelke. 1848-1856. 'THE DESTROYED AND DESECRATED CHURCHES OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: THE DEANERY OF BURNHAM', IN RECS OF BUCKS 1 PP125-126.
  • <6>SBC12779 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 1 PP16-17 PLP 30.
  • <7>SBC13259 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 17. 1961 NOTES PP88.
  • <13>SBC19433 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. p2.
  • <14>SBC22686 Digital archive: Vernacular Architecture Group. 2000 onwards. Vernacular Architecture Group: Dendrochronology Database. VA vol 29 p111.

Location

Grid reference SP 98600 04270 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish ASHLEY GREEN, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 16 2020 2:33PM

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