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St John's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0004 / 52°0'1"N

Longitude: -0.9881 / 0°59'17"W

OS Eastings: 469564

OS Northings: 234034

OS Grid: SP695340

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.H0X

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.TZHC

Entry Name: St John's House

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377201

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 MARKET HILL
879-1/5/101 (North side)
13/10/52 St John's House

GV II

Former schoolmaster's house, latterly restaurant. C15,
substantially rebuilt in 1695 and altered C20. Originally
timber-framed to 1st floor, rebuilt to front in red brick in
Flemish bond, ground floor of coursed and uncoursed limestone
rubble, plain-tile roof and brick end stacks. 3-unit plan.
2-storey, 4-window range.
6-panel door to left with overlight and wood lintel, flanked
by C20 bay windows with hipped plain-tile roofs. A pair of
wood mullion and transom windows to ground floor right of
centre with wood lintels. Similar windows to 1st floor.
1st-floor storey band, deep chamfered limestone eaves and 3
hipped roof dormer windows. Coursed squared limestone end
walls, appearing to left as quoins. Rear wall of uncoursed
limestone rubble to ground floor, and timber-framed 1st floor
with red brick infill.
INTERIOR: moulded spine beam to left ground floor room and
large inglenook with bressumer.
The building is attached to the north end of The Old Latin
School (qv). It was rebuilt after a fire at the cost of
Alexander Denton for use as a house for the Master of the
Royal Latin School.


Listing NGR: SP6956434034

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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