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9 and 10, Castle Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9987 / 51°59'55"N

Longitude: -0.9893 / 0°59'21"W

OS Eastings: 469484

OS Northings: 233844

OS Grid: SP694338

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.NP8

Mapcode Global: VHDT8.S1V3

Entry Name: 9 and 10, Castle Street

Listing Date: 3 April 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377127

Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: 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
879-1/6/26 (North side)
03/04/73 Nos.9 AND 10

GV II

Pair of cottages. Early C18, altered C19 and C20. Red brick in
Flemish bond with stucco render to front, unpainted to No.10,
plain-tile roofs, brick lateral stacks. One-unit plans.
2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. 6-panel, part-glazed door
to far left (No.10), 6-panel door to right of centre (No.9)
with overlight and panelled reveals, both with small straight
hoods on shaped brackets. Canted bay windows, that to right
with C19 horned sash windows, that to left with 24-pane sash
to front, 12-pane sashes to sides. Tripartite sash to 1st
floor left with rendered rusticated surround and key block.
Cellar window to No.10 to base of bay window, 1st-floor storey
band, rusticated quoins to either end of front of No.10 and
coped parapets and gables. Pediment gable to No.10 has lunette
window to rear, a distinctive feature which it shares with
demolished Red Buildings of 1725, built at the expense of Earl
Cobham following a fire in the town.
INTERIOR: stop-chamfered spine beams, cellar to No.10, common
rafter roofs with prominent carpenter's marks in the form of
Roman numerals, 1 tier of clasped purlins, wind braced to
front bay.
Nos 9 & 10 form part of a group of 3 similar cottages with
No.8 (qv) probably built at the same time as the demolished
Red Buildings built 1725, following a fire in the town.
(Harrison: Notes on Historical Buckingham: Buckingham: 1909-:
36).


Listing NGR: SP6948633843

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