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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1281153
English Heritage Legacy ID: 377138
Location: Buckingham, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18
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
SP6933 CASTLE STREET
879-1/6/37 (North side)
03/04/73 The Villiers Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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