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Latitude: 51.9988 / 51°59'55"N
Longitude: -0.9887 / 0°59'19"W
OS Eastings: 469523
OS Northings: 233861
OS Grid: SP695338
Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.NTL
Mapcode Global: VHDT8.T150
Entry Name: Marriotts
Listing Date: 13 October 1952
Last Amended: 21 November 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204448
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377130
Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Buckingham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Buckingham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP6933 CASTLE STREET
879-1/6/29 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
House, milliner's shop and haberdashery, later petrol station
and workshop, now offices. Probably mid-C18, altered C19 and
C20. Rendered over brick, with C20 plain-tile roof and brick
end stacks. Double-depth plan.
3-storey, 5-window range. C19 double shop front to left with
round arch-headed divisions and fluted Doric columns either
end, supporting fascia with dentilled cornice. Two 12-pane
sash windows to ground floor right with moulded rendered
surrounds. Similar windows to 1st and 2nd floors. Plinth,
rusticated quoins, storey bands, and plain stone-coped
parapet. Right side elevation facing Elm Street has door with
overlight, panelled reveals, and moulded wood surround with
INTERIOR: ground floor opened out C19 with new stair preceded
by arcaded screen of 3 elliptical arch-headed openings with
key blocks, that to centre much wider than those either side.
Top-lit corkscrew spiral stair to 1st-floor gallery with
ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail and cut tread ends;
coved ceiling with panel mouldings and domed skylight. Back
wall of staircase hall has large central mirror framed by what
is probably the original front door surround with Corinthian
half-columns supporting full entablature. Formerly a
milliner's shop and haberdashery in C19, then, until 1986, a
petrol station and bicycle repair shop - 'Marriotts'.
(IMC Multinational: A Celebration of the Castle Street Site
Listing NGR: SP6952533860
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