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Priory Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whitchurch, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8802 / 51°52'48"N

Longitude: -0.8364 / 0°50'11"W

OS Eastings: 480192

OS Northings: 220822

OS Grid: SP801208

Mapcode National: GBR C0S.5BB

Mapcode Global: VHDTY.G06G

Entry Name: Priory Hotel

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 29 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42363

Location: Whitchurch, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Creslow

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 8020 WHITCHURCH HIGH STREET
(east side)

9/215 Priory Hotel
(formerly listed as The Priory)

25.10.51

GV II*


Hotel. C15, altered mid C16 and later, renovated early C20. Timber frame,
some old brick infill to ground floor, remainder renewed. Coursed
rubble stone plinth. Tiled roof, Flanking chimneys each have 2 square
shafts set diagonally, that to left of thin brick on an external stone
stack, that to right C19-C20. Smaller brick chimney to centre. 2 storeys
and cellars, the first floor jettied to front on beam ends. 6 bays.
Early C20 diamond-leaded casements: 3 3-light and 2 4-light with cornice
blind cases to ground floor; 5 2-light and 2 3-light to first floor.
Small barred wooden casements to cellars in bays to right of centre.
Central old board and stud door in moulded wooden frame with square
head. Matching C19-C20 extension with jettied first floor set back to
right. Other C18 and C19 stone and brick extensions to rear. Interior:
bays 2 and 3 originally an open hall, the fine central truss having hollow
chamfered timbers and large curved braces forming wide 2-centred arch
with 4-centred tracery in spandrels. Floor inserted C16, the lower room
having finely moulded cross beams and cornice. 3 bays to right have
chamfered spine beams and heavy joists, and one curved brace supporting
a tie beam. Central fireplace has re-used and reproduction C17 panelling.
Similar panelling re-sited in C19-C20 entrance lobby to far right.
RCHM II p.326 Mon. 5.


Listing NGR: SP8019220822

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