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The Griffin Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.666 / 51°39'57"N

Longitude: -0.6152 / 0°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 495870

OS Northings: 197270

OS Grid: SU958972

Mapcode National: GBR F68.F9D

Mapcode Global: VHFSH.9D45

Entry Name: The Griffin Hotel

Listing Date: 22 December 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332496

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44724

Location: Amersham, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

Civil Parish: Amersham

Built-Up Area: Amersham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Amersham with Coleshill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5134 (south side)

No 12 (The Griffin

SU 9597 SE 7/11 22.12.58


Early C18 front to earlier building. Chequer pattern brick, old tile roof,
brick chimney stack each end, wood modillion cornice, three hipped dormers with
2-light casements. Three storeys and attic, moulded first floor band. Five
double hung sash windows in flush wood cases with architrave moulding. Ground
floor has central carriage arch with modern canopy and old gates; on left two
windows with cambered arches with moulded brick cornices over. Two storey wing
to east continues into No 14 (q.v.). C18, red brick, old tile roof. Two storeys,
plinth and first floor band. Half glazed door on left with hood on shaped
brackets, sash window on left with cambered brick arch, two sash windows to
first floor.
Rear elevation of main building:
3 gables, painted rendering, 3-light leaded window to second floor centre, which
projects above first floor with a coved section, continued into the cornices of
the flanking 2-storey wings. 3-light Yorkshire casement to first floor cornice.
Flanking wings of brick, hipped tiled roofs. Sash windows to end elevations,
blank recesses to inner faces, one sash window below to eastern wing, which is
linked to a further wing of earlier date, timber framed with brick infill, and
some weatherboarding, old tile roof. Two light Yorkshire casements to east
elevation, modern garage doors.
Interior: good-Cl7 timbers exposed.

(RCHM I p 56 MON 56)

Listing NGR: SU9586197277

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

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