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The Villiers Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.9998 / 51°59'59"N

Longitude: -0.9885 / 0°59'18"W

OS Eastings: 469535

OS Northings: 233963

OS Grid: SP695339

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.NWG

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.TZ8V

Entry Name: The Villiers Hotel

Listing Date: 3 April 1973

Last Amended: 21 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377138

Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Buckingham

Built-Up Area: 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


879-1/6/37 (North side)
03/04/73 The Villiers Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
The Swan and Castle Hotel)


Inn, now hotel. Early-mid C19 with older origins and C20
alterations and extensions. Stuccoed over stone and brick,
slate roof, brick ridge and end stacks. U-plan.
3-storey, 4-window range. C20 door to right of centre with
entablature hood on console brackets. Carriageway to far left
with pilastered surround bearing thin entablature. Tripartite
windows to ground floor either side of door with 12-pane
sashes of similar size, pilastered outer surround bearing
entablature, plain sill with brackets either end. Similar
windows to 1st floor above and 12-pane sash above carriageway
with similar surround. 16-pane sashes to 2nd floor with
moulded surrounds and plain sills with brackets either end.
Plinth and 2nd floor storey band interrupted by cornices of a
1st floor window surrounds. Deep bracketed eaves.
Inside right wall within carriageway is of coursed squared
limestone. 2-storey and attic wing to rear right, pebbledashed
with dentilled brick eaves and plain-tile roof with 3 hipped
roof dormer windows. 2-storey wing to left inside carriageway,
of red brick in Flemish bond with plain-tile roof. Ground
floor formerly coach-houses. Pair of 24-pane sashes to 1st
floor with slightly cambered arched heads. Further slightly
lower 2-storey, 1-window extension with similar sash to 1st
INTERIOR: main range has narrow open-well staircase with
scrolled tread end, and ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail.
Formerly the Swan and Castle Hotel and before that, until
1814, known as the White Swan.

Listing NGR: SP6953733967

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