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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319240
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42068
Location: Ivinghoe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, LU7
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
SP 91 NW IVINGHOE STATION ROAD
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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