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Marriotts

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204448

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377130

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
879-1/6/29 (South side)
13/10/52 No.13
Marriotts
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE STREET
(South side)
No.13)

GV II

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
cornice hood.
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
(pamphlet): Buckingham).


Listing NGR: SP6952533860

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