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Market Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6665 / 51°39'59"N

Longitude: -0.6169 / 0°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 495754

OS Northings: 197322

OS Grid: SU957973

Mapcode National: GBR F68.DVS

Mapcode Global: VHFSH.8C7S

Entry Name: Market Hall

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413213

Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Amersham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Amersham with Coleshill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1. AMERSHAM HIGH STREET
5134 (north side)

Market Hall

SU 9597 SE 7/44 22.12.58

II* GV


2.
1682, slightly restored 1911. Ground floor red brick, 1st floor red stretchers
grey headers, lead hipped old tile roof with octagonal wooden cupola consisting
of drum with clock face, round headed open arcade, flattened conical roof and
gilded ball and weather vane; modillion cornice. Stone quoins, floor band,
imposts and keyblocks. Ground floor round headed open arcading blocked by
staircases in north east and north west corners. First floor has six large
2-light wood mullion and transom casements with flat arches; in centre is
projecting cartouche supported by moulding and console and containing achievement
with crest of raised forearm and hand holding metal axe. 1st floor side
elevations each have central raised stone panel carved with Drake monogram and
date 1682. Towards north end of east side wall is pump with lead head dated
1785.

(RCHM I p 4 MON 7).


Listing NGR: SU9575497322

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