Building record 1201000000 - 31 KINGSBURY & 12 BUCKINGHAM STREET
- Listed Building (II) 41819: NO 31 KINGSBURY
Type and Period (3)
- HOUSE (15th Century to 19th Century - 1400 AD? to 1899 AD)
- SHOP (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)
- (Alternate Type) TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (15th Century to 17th Century - 1400 AD? to 1699 AD?)
Grade II. Includes No 12 Buckingham Street. House and shops. Late medieval origins; remodelled late C16/early C17; early C19 extension, facing Buckingham Street, to rear; elevation to Kingsbury refronted mid C19. Timber-framed, with rendered front to Buckingham Street and brick front to Kingsbury. Right-angle plan. 3-storey, 2-window range elevation to Kingsbury has mid/late C19 shop front with bracketed cornice over C20 door and window; flat brick arches over horned 4-pane sashes; parapet. Gabled 2-storey, 2-window range front to Buckingham Street: C20 plate- glass shop window set in early/mid C19 architrave, and C20 door; first floor has Gothic-style ogee-headed glazing bar windows and central plank door; later C19 bargeboards. Interior: late C16/early C17 chamfered beam and mid C19 oven range to cellar. Exposed timber frame with straight wall bracing; 3 bays of framing, with framing to rear 2 bays being probably of late medieval origin and heightened in late C16/early C17; late medieval framing to left-hand wall of front bay; chamfered beam to front and stopped hollow-chamfered beam to rear; curved bracing to tie beams and clasped purlin trusses with curved wind bracing. Mid C19 staircase and, to rear room on ground floor, 2 early C19 cupboards with debased Greek Key ornament; 2 C17 plank doors to first floor. Early C19 trusses to one-unit extension facing Buckingham Street (B1).
- <1>SBC3590 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1973. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST. p7; amended 15th March 1989.
|Grid reference||SP 81888 13910 (point)|
|Civil Parish||AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire|
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Record last edited
Jan 6 2021 6:12PM