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Old Market House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0013 / 52°0'4"N

Longitude: -0.9864 / 0°59'10"W

OS Eastings: 469682

OS Northings: 234131

OS Grid: SP696341

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.HFS

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.VYDQ

Entry Name: Old Market House

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377177

Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, 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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Listing Text


879-1/5/77 (North West side)
13/10/52 No.36
Old Market House


House, now restaurant. Late C15, altered C18 and C20, when
plaster render was stripped and building restored, and
otherwise altered. Timber-framed with rendered infill,
plain-tile roof, brick internal and rear lateral stacks.
2-unit plan.
2-storeys and attic; 3-window range. C20 door to far left with
C20 Tudor-arched head. C20 leaded bay windows to right of door
and to ground floor far right. C20 leaded wood mullion and
transom windows between them, that to right replacing a door.
2-light C20 leaded casement window to 1st floor. Rendered
plinth, close-studded timber frame, jettied 1st floor and
braces from end posts to wall posts and tie beam of left end
elevation. First-floor end posts have cusped ogee-arched sunk
panels with crocketed canopies. Two C20 hipped roof dormer
windows. Sun fire insurance plaque No.644298.
INTERIOR: stone cellar. Ground-floor room has Tudor-arched
doorway with carved spandrels, large stone fireplace with
chamfered, Tudor-arched head, hollow-chamfered and moulded
spine beam, stop-moulded joists, and moulded cornices. Roof
has arch-braced collar trusses, diagonal ridge piece and 2
tiers of purlins, the lower purlins wind-braced. House was
sub-divided vertically, probably C18.
A cottage, the former King's Head, was demolished for
road-widening C20 giving the house a corner position it did
not originally have. Front was heavily restored following
removal of plaster render and re-windowed in Tudor style, on
uncertain evidence.

Listing NGR: SP6967834132

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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