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The Little Market House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6295 / 51°37'46"N

Longitude: -0.7509 / 0°45'3"W

OS Eastings: 486556

OS Northings: 193032

OS Grid: SU865930

Mapcode National: GBR D54.WG8

Mapcode Global: VHDW4.X9XP

Entry Name: The Little Market House

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Last Amended: 28 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46009

Location: Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Town: Wycombe

District Council Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: High Wycombe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

1. CORNMARKET
963
(North Side)

The Little Market House
(Formerly listed as
Market House under
High Street)
SU 8693 SE 2/7 9.1.54.
II* GV
2.
Dating from circa 1604, remodelled by Robert Adam, 1761. Red brick with
stone dressings, lead covered dome. Octagonal central block with fanshaped
extension on the northern half, finishing with half pedimented ends towards
the south. Arcaded ground floor with stone impost bands and archivolts,
keystones to central bay arches. Sashes without glazing bars to 1st floor,
outer 2 light window either side in reveal directly under cornice of half
pediment, inner windows have architrave surrounds. Shallow octagonal dome
with ribs on triple stepped blocking course. 1st floor level cornice band
with blocking course with long central panel. Late C19 or early C20 dome
turret light.
Scheduled Ancient Monument (as Little Market Hall or The Shambles).

Nos 1 to 5 (consec), The Little Market House, Guildhall, Premises occupied
by Midland Bank and The Falcon Hotel form a group.


Listing NGR: SU8658593032

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

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