Building record 1212200000 - The Saracen's Head, LONDON END

Summary

Sixteenth century inn called the Saracen's Head, rebuilt in nineteenth century

Protected Status/Designation

  • Listed Building (II) 1124571: NOS 1 AND 3 AND NO 5 LONDON END

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Type and Period (2)

  • HOUSE (16th Century to 19th Century - 1500 AD to 1899 AD)
  • INN (16th Century to 19th Century - 1500 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

Grade II. C16 origins almost entirely rebuilt 1893 by A Vernon. Ground floor colourwashed roughcast; first floor black applied boarding and colourwashed plaster; machine tile roof; 2 storeys. Ground floor with carriage entrance with wooden beam lintel, 2 modern entrances, and two 1:3:1 sashes. First floor with two 3-light bay windows on brackets with gables into roof, two 1:3:1 sashes and right hand corner with a 3-light bay window through 2 storeys. On the right hand return (Nos 1, 3 and 5 Windsor End) a long frontage, C1893, of sham timbering with stucco infill of lesser interest. The corner ground floor room of the front range has heavy ceiling timbers and a dragon beam. RCHMI, p 43, Item (6). Listed for group value (B1).

Sources (1)

  • <1>SBC4001 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: DISTRICT OF SOUTH BUCKS. p27.

Location

Grid reference SU 94551 90063 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Civil Parish BEACONSFIELD, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Aug 6 2012 2:37PM

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