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5-8, Market Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52 / 51°59'59"N

Longitude: -0.9873 / 0°59'14"W

OS Eastings: 469620

OS Northings: 233985

OS Grid: SP696339

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.H7N

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.TZXQ

Entry Name: 5-8, Market Square

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377205

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 MARKET SQUARE
879-1/6/106 (South side)
13/10/52 Nos.5-8 (Consecutive)

GV II

Terrace of 4 shops and dwellings. Early C19 with C20
alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond, hipped slate roof,
brick ridge stacks. Double-depth plan.
4-storey, 9-window range. Carriageway to far right. Rest of
ground floor is occupied by shop fronts, that to far left with
central, part-glazed door, ornamental overlight and glazing
bars to large shop windows either side - possibly original or
in Georgian style. 12-pane sash windows to 1st floor with
intersecting glazing bars to gauged brick, round-arched heads,
except for 12-pane sash above carriageway with gauged brick,
flat-arched head. Similar windows to 2nd floor and 9-pane
sashes to 3rd floor, all with gauged brick, flat-arched heads.
4 giant pilasters to upper floors with rubbed brick Tuscan
capitals divide terrace into 2-bay sections with one bay above
carriageway. Corbelled, moulded brick eaves cornice. Rear
elevation has irregular glazing of sash windows, some coursed
limestone rubble walling and thin timber-framing to wall above
carriageway.
INTERIOR: No.8 has stone cellar with double wave-moulded,
Tudor-arched oak doorway. Panelled room to ground floor rear
with arcaded fluting to frieze, moulded cornice and boxed
spine beam. Fireplace of c1830 of veined white marble.


Listing NGR: SP6961533981

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