RED LION HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1125159

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Aug-1980

Statutory Address: RED LION HOTEL, 9 AND 10, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RED LION HOTEL, 9 AND 10, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 86625 92994

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. 963 (North Side) Red Lion Hotel Nos 8 & 10. SU 8692 NE 1/8 SU 8693 SE 2/8 9.1.54. II

2. Early C18 enlarged and remodelled between 1772 and 1847. Front of 3 parts, each of 4 bays; east section added 1930. Red brick, old tiled roof. 3 storeys; central section has moulded brick stringcourse over 2nd floor windows and parapet with stone coping. In process of extensive alterations, leaving most of front wall intact but introducing ground floor arcade similar to that of the Guildhall. Large Doric portico over pavement, to be moved, has 4 columns in 2 pairs, 3/4 fluted, similar pairs of pilasters, entablature and lead roof curving up in centre of form base of large statue,of the Red Lion. Sash windows in reveals under flat arches. Disraeli made his 1st political speech here, 1852, either from a 1st floor window or from the top of the hotel portico. Winston Churchill spoke from here in 1945.

Substitute:- Nos. 9 and 10 For:- Nos. 8 and 10

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HIGH STREET 1. 963 (North Side) Red Lion Hotel. Nos 8 & 10 SU 8692 NE 1/8 SU 8693 SE 2/8 9.1.54. II 2. Early C18 enlarged and remodelled between 1772 and 1847. Front of 3 parts, each of 4 bays; east section added 1930. Red brick, old tiled roof. 3 storeys; central section has moulded brick stringcourse over 2nd floor windows and parapet with stone coping. In process of extensive alterations, leaving most of front wall intact but introducing ground floor arcade similar to that of the Guildhall. Large Doric portico over pavement, to be moved, has 4 columns in 2 pairs, 3/4 fluted, similar pairs of pilasters, entablature and lead roof curving up in centre of form base of large statue of the Red Lion. Sash windows in reveals under flit arches. Disraeli made his 1st political speech here, 1832, either from a 1st floor window or from the top of the hotel portico. Winston Churchill spoke from here in 1945.

Listing NGR: SU8662592994

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 46042

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing