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The Lower Shop the Upper Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0006 / 52°0'2"N

Longitude: -0.9869 / 0°59'12"W

OS Eastings: 469647

OS Northings: 234056

OS Grid: SP696340

Mapcode National: GBR 9XQ.H9M

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.VZ47

Entry Name: The Lower Shop the Upper Shop

Listing Date: 3 April 1973

Last Amended: 21 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 377121

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


879-1/5/20 The Upper Shop and the Lower Shop
(Formerly Listed as:
Premises occupied by H Herring and


House, now 2 shops. C17, possibly earlier, altered C20.
Timber-framed, rendered, with plain-tile roof and brick end
stacks. Probably 2-unit plan originally. 2-storeys and attic;
3-window range. Main front faces High Street to S and has C20
door to right of centre flanked by hanging bay window to left
and canted bay window to right, both shop windows, all under
continuous straight hood. 3-light casement windows to 1st
floor left and right of centre and small 1-light casement to
1st floor far left. Central hipped roof dormer window.
INTERIOR: much mutilated two and a half bay roof survives,
originally with 2 tiers of wind-braced purlins; collars and
through purlins.
The building is constructed on a slope. Lower shop occupies
ground floor and is entered from High Street. Upper shop
occupies first and attic floors and is entered from Market

Listing NGR: SP6959034035

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