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Latitude: 51.8802 / 51°52'48"N
Longitude: -0.8364 / 0°50'11"W
OS Eastings: 480192
OS Northings: 220822
OS Grid: SP801208
Mapcode National: GBR C0S.5BB
Mapcode Global: VHDTY.G06G
Entry Name: Priory Hotel
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Last Amended: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42363
Location: Whitchurch, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Whitchurch
Built-Up Area: Whitchurch
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Creslow
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 8020 WHITCHURCH HIGH STREET
9/215 Priory Hotel
(formerly listed as The Priory)
Hotel. C15, altered mid C16 and later, renovated early C20. Timber frame,
some old brick infill to ground floor, remainder renewed. Coursed
rubble stone plinth. Tiled roof, Flanking chimneys each have 2 square
shafts set diagonally, that to left of thin brick on an external stone
stack, that to right C19-C20. Smaller brick chimney to centre. 2 storeys
and cellars, the first floor jettied to front on beam ends. 6 bays.
Early C20 diamond-leaded casements: 3 3-light and 2 4-light with cornice
blind cases to ground floor; 5 2-light and 2 3-light to first floor.
Small barred wooden casements to cellars in bays to right of centre.
Central old board and stud door in moulded wooden frame with square
head. Matching C19-C20 extension with jettied first floor set back to
right. Other C18 and C19 stone and brick extensions to rear. Interior:
bays 2 and 3 originally an open hall, the fine central truss having hollow
chamfered timbers and large curved braces forming wide 2-centred arch
with 4-centred tracery in spandrels. Floor inserted C16, the lower room
having finely moulded cross beams and cornice. 3 bays to right have
chamfered spine beams and heavy joists, and one curved brace supporting
a tie beam. Central fireplace has re-used and reproduction C17 panelling.
Similar panelling re-sited in C19-C20 entrance lobby to far right.
RCHM II p.326 Mon. 5.
Listing NGR: SP8019220822
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