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3, Well Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.9989 / 51°59'55"N

Longitude: -0.9877 / 0°59'15"W

OS Eastings: 469597

OS Northings: 233866

OS Grid: SP695338

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.P3N

Mapcode Global: VHDT8.T0QZ

Plus Code: 9C3XX2X6+HW

Entry Name: 3, Well Street

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377246

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Buckingham

Built-Up Area: Buckingham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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879-1/6/151 (West side)
13/10/52 No.3


Formerly known as: No.3 Meeting House of Plymouth Brethren
Nonconformist chapel, formerly meeting house, now garage.
Built 1726, enlarged early C19 and altered C20. Red brick in
Flemish bond with limestone dressings to front, body of
coursed limestone rubble, and hipped plain-tile roofs
concealed by parapet to front. Rectangular plan.
2-storey, 3-window front. Wide central C20 garage entrance
with double-leaf doors, flanked by windows with round-arched
heads and raised stone surrounds with imposts. Small, leaded
panes to heads in fanlight pattern. C20 three-light window
below stepped stone sill of window to left. Sill of window to
right has been cut by C20 glazed door, approached by 3 stone
steps. Windows to 1st floor have small, leaded panes, raised
stone surrounds with segmental-arched heads with key blocks
and stepped stone sills. Partly rendered coursed squared
limestone plinth. Central bay breaks forward slightly and has
stepped stone 1st-floor string course; full-height brick
pilaster strips either end. Hollow-chamfered stone cornice and
stone-coped parapet.
INTERIOR: now divided horizontally with floor incorporating
remains of gallery round 3 sides. Early C19 former gallery
staircases to front corners. Roof structure of original core
survives complete. Front was brought forward 10ft in early C19
alterations, probably reusing earlier dressings in new front.
Built for a Presbyterian, afterwards Independent congregation
formed c1700. Last used as a meeting house by Plymouth
Brethren who met on upper floor.
(RCHME: Stell C: Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels &
Meeting-houses in C England: HMSO London: 1986-: 6).

Listing NGR: SP6959533865

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