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The Kings Head

A Grade II Listed Building in Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8364 / 51°50'10"N

Longitude: -0.6299 / 0°37'47"W

OS Eastings: 494495

OS Northings: 216194

OS Grid: SP944161

Mapcode National: GBR F43.X45

Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.13BK

Entry Name: The Kings Head

Listing Date: 18 October 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42068

Location: Ivinghoe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, LU7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Ivinghoe

Built-Up Area: Pitstone

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Ivinghoe with Pitstone

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


4/83 The King's Head and No. 8



Restaurant and public house with cottage attached at N.W. end. N.W.
wing incorporates 2 bays of medieval cruck building, remainder C16 and
C17, all re-cased in brick late C18-C19, with later alterations. S.W.
front is mostly of red and vitreous brick with red brick dressings,
the 2 right bays of white brick. S.E. front has roughcast and
whitewashed upper storey. Old tile roofs, brick chimneys, that to
centre of S.W. range C17 with 'V' pilasters. L-plan, 2 storeys.
Long range to S.W. is of 8 irregular bays. 2 bays to right have C19
3-light barred wooden casements with small panes, the right bay
gabled. Remaining bays have C20 wooden casements with segmental heads,
some with leaded top lights. Canted bay window and first floor oriel in
4th bay. C20 double doors in 5th bay with wooden balcony over, another
door to left. Lower range to left has carriage entry with flanking cruck
trusses, the right bay containing part of another cruck. Left bay, No.8,
has C20 casements, that to ground floor a bow window with wide board
door to left. S.E. front of 3 bays has barred horizontal sliding sashes
to ground floor and 2 leaded casements above. C20 extensions in rear
angle. Interior shows remains of timber frame with heavily jowled main
posts and some diagonal braces. Ground floor room to right of main
chimney has stop-chamfered spine beam and moulded fireplace lintel.
Staircase with fine late C18 turned balusters and moulded handrail.
RCHM II p.157 Mon. 10.

Listing NGR: SP9448416206

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