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© Dr Barry Senior ARPS

IoE Number: 41882
Photographer: Dr Barry Senior ARPS
Date Photographed: 30 July 2000
Date listed: 07 April 1952
Date of last amendment: 07 April 1952
Grade II*

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799MARKET SQUARE(North-West Side)The Kings Head HotelSP 8113 NE 1/337.4.52.

1. 799 MARKET SQUARE (North-West Side) The Kings Head Hotel SP 8113 NE 1/33 7.4.52. II* GV 2. C15-16 and 17 and later. Two storeys. A three-gabled front. Brick and timber frame plastered. Old tile roof. Left hand gable C15. Brick plinth. Ground floor timber frame and brick infilling with a large rectangular window almost the whole width of the gable divided into two both horizontally and vertically by heavy oak timbers (part of the main structure); the resulting rectangles are each divided into five making 20 lights in all. The ten upper lights have 4-centred arched heads with splayed spandrels. line glass is mostly of C16-17 date, the upper lights have heraldic roundels. The upper floor oversails and is timber frame and plaster. 1 four-light casement window. C19 casements. Centre gable. Splayed and moulded timber28 entrance archway on ground floor with C17 late - C18 early panelled double doors the whole height, each door three large panels. 1 storey C19 bay on 1st floor over. Right hand gable. Refronted, cement rendered string at 1st floor level. Irregular sash windows. A C17 late - C18 early staircase with turned balusters entered from the right hand of the archway, serves this wing of the building. The courtyard - north side rebuilt, the remainder timber frame, brick and old tile roof. For full description see RCHM Bucks. National Trust Property. Nos 5 to 9 (odd) and The Kings Head Hotel form a group.

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