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The Kings Head Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8166 / 51°48'59"N

Longitude: -0.8135 / 0°48'48"W

OS Eastings: 481884

OS Northings: 213773

OS Grid: SP818137

Mapcode National: GBR D2X.54R

Mapcode Global: VHDV4.VL9R

Entry Name: The Kings Head Hotel

Listing Date: 7 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41882

Location: Aylesbury, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP20

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Aylesbury

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Aylesbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1.
799 MARKET SQUARE
(North-West Side)
The Kings Head Hotel
SP 8113 NE 1/33 7.4.52.

II* GV

2.
C15-16 and 17 and later. Two storeys. A three-gabled front. Brick and
timber frame plastered. Old tile roof. Left hand gable C15. Brick plinth.
Ground floor timber frame and brick infilling with a large rectangular
window almost the whole width of the gable divided into two both horizontally
and vertically by heavy oak timbers (part of the main structure); the resulting
rectangles are each divided into five making 20 lights in all. The ten
upper lights have 4-centred arched heads with splayed spandrels. line
glass is mostly of C16-17 date, the upper lights have heraldic roundels.
The upper floor oversails and is timber frame and plaster. 1 four-light
casement window. C19 casements. Centre gable. Splayed and moulded timber28
entrance archway on ground floor with C17 late - C18 early panelled double
doors the whole height, each door three large panels. 1 storey C19 bay
on 1st floor over.
Right hand gable. Refronted, cement rendered string at 1st floor level.
Irregular sash windows. A C17 late - C18 early staircase with turned
balusters entered from the right hand of the archway, serves this wing
of the building. The courtyard - north side rebuilt, the remainder timber
frame, brick and old tile roof.
For full description see RCHM Bucks. National Trust Property.

Nos 5 to 9 (odd) and The Kings Head Hotel form a group.


Listing NGR: SP8190113766

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

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