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Kissing Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2054 / 52°12'19"N

Longitude: -1.6584 / 1°39'30"W

OS Eastings: 423441

OS Northings: 256412

OS Grid: SP234564

Mapcode National: GBR 5N0.MK4

Mapcode Global: VHBXV.6TMP

Entry Name: Kissing Tree House

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366133

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Built-Up Area: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Alveston St James

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


604-1/2/272 Kissing Tree House


Formerly known as: Avonmore Alveston.
House. Early C19 with later C19 porch. Stucco; hipped slate
roof with stucco stacks; ashlar rear elevation.
2 storeys; symmetrical range with 2 lower wings flank
single-storey infill porch, which breaks forward. Top
cornices; porch with channelled rustication and top
entablature with balustraded parapet. Recessed entrance with
architrave with key and swan-necked pediment, 6-fielded-panel
door; flanking narrow window with rusticated flat arches and
8-pane sashes. Wings have windows with sills, and wedge
lintels with keys over 12-pane horned sashes; upper floor of
main range has 3 hipped gables behind parapet, and
segmental-headed windows with keys over 9-pane sashes; lower
round-headed stair window has sash with intersecting glazing
bars. Steps across width of house between attached convex
Rear elevation symmetrical 5-window range: 1st-floor sill band
and top cornice; entrance has 3-bay porch with angle pilasters
and entablature, central Tuscan aedicule and overlight with
decorative glazing bars to 6-panel door, flanking 8-pane
horned sashes; cornice continued over flanking stucco bay
windows, each with two 12-pane sashes; 12-pane sashes to 1st
floor. Flanking 2-storey canted bays to returns with cornice
over each floor and 1st floor sill band; 3 windows to each
floor with 4-pane sashes and one French window with glazing
bars. Left return has bay window to right of canted bay,
2:4:2-pane horned sash with 4-pane sashes to 1st floor; lower
range to right has 2-storey canted bay; right return has large
attached wing and Victorian style conservatory and further
large wing.
INTERIOR: noted as having rear hall with elliptical arch to
stair hall; open-well stick baluster staircase.

Listing NGR: SP2344156412

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