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Red Lion Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6291 / 51°37'44"N

Longitude: -0.7499 / 0°44'59"W

OS Eastings: 486625

OS Northings: 192994

OS Grid: SU866929

Mapcode National: GBR D54.WRF

Mapcode Global: VHDW4.Y9FZ

Entry Name: Red Lion Hotel

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Last Amended: 8 August 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46042

Location: Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Town: Wycombe

District Council Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: High Wycombe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
963
(North Side)
Red Lion Hotel
Nos 8 & 10.
SU 8692 NE 1/8
SU 8693 SE 2/8 9.1.54.
II

2.
Early C18 enlarged and remodelled between 1772 and 1847. Front of 3 parts, each
of 4 bays; east section added 1930. Red brick, old tiled roof. 3 storeys; central
section has moulded brick stringcourse over 2nd floor windows and parapet with
stone coping. In process of extensive alterations, leaving most of front wall
intact but introducing ground floor arcade similar to that of the Guildhall. Large
Doric portico over pavement, to be moved, has 4 columns in 2 pairs, 3/4 fluted,
similar pairs of pilasters, entablature and lead roof curving up in centre of form
base of large statue,of the Red Lion. Sash windows in reveals under flat arches.
Disraeli made his 1st political speech here, 1852, either from a 1st floor window
or from the top of the hotel portico. Winston Churchill spoke from here in 1945.

Substitute:- Nos. 9 and 10

For:- Nos. 8 and 10

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HIGH STREET
1.
963
(North Side)
Red Lion Hotel.
Nos 8 & 10
SU 8692 NE 1/8
SU 8693 SE 2/8 9.1.54.
II
2.
Early C18 enlarged and remodelled between 1772 and 1847. Front of 3 parts,
each of 4 bays; east section added 1930. Red brick, old tiled roof. 3
storeys; central section has moulded brick stringcourse over 2nd floor
windows and parapet with stone coping. In process of extensive alterations,
leaving most of front wall intact but introducing ground floor arcade
similar to that of the Guildhall. Large Doric portico over pavement, to
be moved, has 4 columns in 2 pairs, 3/4 fluted, similar pairs of pilasters,
entablature and lead roof curving up in centre of form base of large statue
of the Red Lion. Sash windows in reveals under flit arches.
Disraeli made his 1st political speech here, 1832, either from a 1st floor
window or from the top of the hotel portico. Winston Churchill spoke from
here in 1945.


Listing NGR: SU8662592994

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