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Latitude: 52.0001 / 52°0'0"N
Longitude: -0.9882 / 0°59'17"W
OS Eastings: 469559
OS Northings: 234000
OS Grid: SP695340
Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.GZM
Mapcode Global: VHDT2.TZGM
Entry Name: 25, MARKET HILL (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 13 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205571
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377273
Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
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
SP6933 WEST STREET
879-1/6/178 (North side)
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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