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Bridles and Saddlers

A Grade II Listed Building in Harbury, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2357 / 52°14'8"N

Longitude: -1.4568 / 1°27'24"W

OS Eastings: 437191

OS Northings: 259866

OS Grid: SP371598

Mapcode National: GBR 6P6.Y7X

Mapcode Global: VHBXY.P2PD

Entry Name: Bridles and Saddlers

Listing Date: 20 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035645

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307073

Location: Harbury, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV33

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Harbury

Built-Up Area: Harbury

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Harbury All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP3759 (West side)
13/77 Bridles and Saddlers


2 houses. Parts formerly used as shops. Saddlers is early/mid C17. Bridles is
probably C18; Saddlers largely refaced or partly rebuilt C18. Early C19
alterations throughout; upper left part of Saddlers raised or refaced early/mid
C19. Raised slightly and re-roofed early C20. Squared coursed limestone.
Saddlers is partly timber framed with lath and plaster and brick infill, exposed
to rear; some brick to front. Whitewashed throughout. Diagonally-set asbestos
slate roof; brick end and ridge stacks. Bridles to left is 2-unit plan. 2
storeys; 3-window range. C20 door with wood lintel. Blocked doorway. Large
top-hung casements with glazing bars. Brick segmental arches. First floor has
C20 casements. Interior said to have open fireplace. Saddlers is 3-unit
lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys. 4-window range. Part-glazed 6-panelled door in
third bay has early C19 panelled reveals and reeded architrave. Pitched hood on
shaped brackets. Large early C19 shop window with glazing bars on left; 2-light
casement. 4-light casement to right of entrance. Brick segmental arches; window
to right has small and large arches. 2-light casements above. Most windows have
horizontal glazing bars; second window on first floor has cross glazing; fourth
has many glazing bars. Interior: heavy ceiling beams. Exposed framing and stud
partitions in some rooms. Room to left has open fireplace with rough chamfered
bressumer. C18 cupboards with fielded panelled doors and H-hinges, drawers
below, and moulded cornice. Cupboard to right has door removed, and is lined
with half a barrel and shaped shelves. Straight flight and winder stairs with
winders. First floor has old 3-plank door with strap hinges. Wide old floor
boards. Queen strut roof trusses and wind braces. Saddlers was formerly a
saddler's shop and workshop.
(Harbury Society, 'Hungry Harbury' p.64).

Listing NGR: SP3719159866

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