25, MARKET HILL, 1, WEST STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205571
Date first listed:
13-Oct-1952
Statutory Address:
1, WEST STREET
Statutory Address:
25, MARKET HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
1, WEST STREET
Statutory Address:
25, MARKET HILL

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

County:
Buckinghamshire
District:
Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)
Parish:
Buckingham
National Grid Reference:
SP 69559 34000

Details

BUCKINGHAM

SP6933 WEST STREET 879-1/6/178 (North side) 13/10/52 No.1

II

Includes: No.25 MARKET HILL. Town house now divided into offices. Mid C18, altered early C19 and C20. Red brick in Flemish bond, rendered to front, hipped plain-tile roof, and brick lateral stacks. U-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central 6-panel, part-glazed door with moulded wood surround in open porch, which has unfluted Roman Ionic columns and pilasters, entablature and pediment, approached by 4 stone steps; low wrought-iron gate and railings to porch. C19 plate-glass sash windows to ground and 1st floors with moulded rendered surrounds and sills. C20 shop window to right. Plinth, rusticated quoins, boxed eaves and pair of flat-roofed dormer windows. Left side elevation to Market Hill of red brick on limestone rubble plinth, 6-panel door to that side with panelled reveals and fanlight to round-arched head, and 12-pane sash windows. INTERIOR: No.1 has important room to 1st floor rear right which has a large Venetian window to back elevation with fluted Roman Doric columns inside and dentilled cornice. Fine chimneypiece with eared wood surround, ornamental relief to central plaque and veined grey marble slips. Dentilled plaster cornice and ceiling with later rosette. No.25 has large ground-floor room probably former dining room which has a sideboard recess to one end flanked by 6-panelled cupboard doors. Cupboards are round arch headed, recess has round trefoil head giving it a Gothick flavour. Staircase hall has fitted corner cupboard with semi-domed head. Stair, probably rearranged early C19, with turned balusters of columns on bulbous feet, column newels, and ramped handrail. Stair is top-lit with deep cove below skylight. 2 elliptical-arched openings to top landing.

Listing NGR: SP6956634003

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
377273
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15298/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Alex Hazlewood. Source Historic England Archive
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