19-23 Crown Road, The Crown Inn

  • 1989
  • 1989
  • Date not known. Rear view of The Crown Inn
  • Date not known. Crown Inn
  • Date not known. Showing the Crown Hotel sign over the archway between the two buildings.
  • Date not known.
  • 1972
  • 2010s
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Several old photos of The Crown Inn (or Crown Hotel), a modern photo & a photo of the old wooden door.

Crown Inn This dates from 1544. Stage coaches used to travel down High Street from Oxford and Wycombe to the Crown, where there was space for changing of horses and stabling. As was often the case the earlier owners combined the businesses of farming and owning an inn and this was the case here. The Crown Hotel or Crown Inn was located on the coaching route until this changed at the end of the 18th century when the business declined and the Crown Inn built the Crown tap on Church Road accessed from the new London Road route by a lane.

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