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Latitude: 51.8454 / 51°50'43"N
Longitude: -0.9253 / 0°55'30"W
OS Eastings: 474132
OS Northings: 216861
OS Grid: SP741168
Mapcode National: GBR C12.6WS
Mapcode Global: VHDTW.XW65
Entry Name: Five Arrows Hotel
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117801
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42266
Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Waddesdon
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 71 NW WADDESDON HIGH STREET
4/120 Five Arrows Hotel
Hotel. Dated 1887. By W. Taylor and Son of Bierton for Ferdinand
de Rothschild. Rubble stone ground floor, ornamental half-timbering
and pebble-dash above, some tile-hanging. Tiled roofs, moulded
bargeboards, rows of variously patterned circular brick chimney shafts
with cogged caps. Highly picturesque. 2 storeys and attic. Front to
road has 2-storey gabled projections flanking porch and first floor
verandah. Projections have stone mullion and transom windows with
arched top lights to ground floor, wooden oriel windows to first floor,
and overhanging gables, the right with inn sign, the left having a
cast iron weathervane with 5 crossed arrows and flag initialled F.R. Porch
and verandah are each divided into 3 narrow bays by tapering wooden shafts,
and have wooden balustrades and ornamental fringes with pendants.
Scrolled wrought iron ornament over central ground floor opening.
Double doors and wooden casements with central arched lights behind.
2 elaborate wrought iron brackets for inn signs. Right side is more
irregular and has projection with similar first floor verandah to
left, and octagonal corner turret with splayed conical roof to right. To
left of street front is a pair of wooden gates with balustraded
frieze, linking hotel with former stable block, now part garages. This
building is of red brick with 3 semi-dormers in half-timbered gables
to front, and lower wing at right angles to rear.
Listing NGR: SP7413216861
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