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Stoneleigh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9992 / 51°59'57"N

Longitude: -0.9885 / 0°59'18"W

OS Eastings: 469538

OS Northings: 233901

OS Grid: SP695339

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.NWN

Mapcode Global: VHDT8.T08Q

Entry Name: Stoneleigh House

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Last Amended: 21 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377133

Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Buckingham

Built-Up Area: Buckingham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


BUCKINGHAM

SP6933 CASTLE STREET
879-1/6/32 (South side)
13/10/52 No.17
Stoneleigh House
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE STREET
(South side)
No.17)

GV II

Town house. Probably late C17, remodelled early C19, with
mid-C18 and C20 alterations. Stuccoed, with slate roof and
rendered end stacks. T-plan. 2-storeys and attics; 6-window
range.
Fine early C19 door in columned porch to left of centre,
divided horizontally into 3 panels, that to top glazed, reeded
bottom panel, and large square middle panel framing large
circular boss or shield of concentric, circular mouldings with
lion's head knocker to centre. The porch is of Portland stone
with square bases to columns, which are fluted to lower halves
and have unusual order with slender necks bearing Greek key
pattern and Greek Doric capitals on plain inverted caps;
pilasters to match innermost; moulded cornice and pedimented
parapet with central paterae and antefixes. Carriageway to far
right with panelled, double-leaf doors. Door is flanked by
tripartite sash windows with moulded, rendered surrounds and
console brackets to sill and moulded cornice. 12-pane sash to
1st floor above door with similar surround. 12-pane sashes to
1st floor either side with plain sills. Moulded cornice and
attic storey above with incised rectangular panels alternating
with paterae. Boxed eaves broken by pair of straight-headed
dormer windows with 16-pane sashes. 2-storey wing to rear with
hipped, plain-tile roof and 2- and 3-light casement windows.
INTERIOR: vestibule passage has panelled dado and fluted Doric
pilasters. Archway at end of passage preceding stair with
moulded surround with round trefoiled head. Front range has
stop-chamfered spine beams. Corner fireplace to ground floor
left room. Mid-C18 open-well staircase with column on vase
balusters. Stone cellar.


Listing NGR: SP6954133899

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