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MARRIOTTS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MARRIOTTS

List entry Number: 1204448

Location

MARRIOTTS, 13, CASTLE STREET

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Buckingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Nov-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 377130

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History

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Details

BUCKINGHAM

SP6933 CASTLE STREET 879-1/6/29 (South side) 13/10/52 No.13 Marriotts (Formerly Listed as: CASTLE STREET (South side) No.13)

GV II

House, milliner's shop and haberdashery, later petrol station and workshop, now offices. Probably mid-C18, altered C19 and C20. Rendered over brick, with C20 plain-tile roof and brick end stacks. Double-depth plan. 3-storey, 5-window range. C19 double shop front to left with round arch-headed divisions and fluted Doric columns either end, supporting fascia with dentilled cornice. Two 12-pane sash windows to ground floor right with moulded rendered surrounds. Similar windows to 1st and 2nd floors. Plinth, rusticated quoins, storey bands, and plain stone-coped parapet. Right side elevation facing Elm Street has door with overlight, panelled reveals, and moulded wood surround with cornice hood. INTERIOR: ground floor opened out C19 with new stair preceded by arcaded screen of 3 elliptical arch-headed openings with key blocks, that to centre much wider than those either side. Top-lit corkscrew spiral stair to 1st-floor gallery with ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail and cut tread ends; coved ceiling with panel mouldings and domed skylight. Back wall of staircase hall has large central mirror framed by what is probably the original front door surround with Corinthian half-columns supporting full entablature. Formerly a milliner's shop and haberdashery in C19, then, until 1986, a petrol station and bicycle repair shop - 'Marriotts'. (IMC Multinational: A Celebration of the Castle Street Site (pamphlet): Buckingham).

Listing NGR: SP6952533860

Selected Sources

Books and journals
A Celebration of the Castle Street Site

National Grid Reference: SP 69523 33860

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