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Markhams Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9997 / 51°59'58"N

Longitude: -0.9872 / 0°59'13"W

OS Eastings: 469630

OS Northings: 233955

OS Grid: SP696339

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.P7R

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.TZZX

Entry Name: Markhams Court

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Last Amended: 21 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280952

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377213

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 SQUARE
879-1/6/105 (South side)
03/12/86 Nos.1-12 (Consecutive) Markhams
Court
(Formerly Listed as:
MARKET SQUARE
Warehouse to rear of Nos.3 and 4)

GV II

Warehouse, formerly barracks. Early-mid C19. For the Bucks
Yeomanry. Yellow brick in Flemish bond, hipped slate roof.
Long rectangular range with attached stair and porch blocks to
right side.
4-storey, 17-window main range. Front faces yard to north-east
and has large central doorway with 4-panel, double-leaf doors,
fanlight and round-arched head. Narrow 1-light windows to
ground floor with short, segmental-arched heads. Slightly
wider, 1-light windows to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, all with
chamfered brick surrounds and round-arched heads. Windows to
ground and 1st floors either side of entrance bay are set in
giant recesses with round-arched heads. Pairs of windows to
entrance bay above door to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors and
slightly smaller than the rest and more closely spaced. Storey
band at 2nd-floor level divides front horizontally. 2nd floor
windows are set in round arch-headed recesses. Chamfered brick
eaves.
3-storey and attic stair block to right end, with single-slope
slate roof and paired round arch-headed windows, behind
2-storey porch projecting in front with flat roof and canted
corners, round arch-headed doorway to ground floor and 12-pane
sash window to 1st floor with similar head; 4-panel door to
1st floor right side with fanlight and round-arched head.
INTERIOR: stop-chamfered central open-well cantilevered stone
stair from ground to 1st floors. Similar stairs to all floors
in stair block. Both have plain iron balustrades and
handrails. Some surviving gun racks.


Listing NGR: SP6962433959

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