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Pen and Parchment Public House

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

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Latitude: 52.193 / 52°11'34"N

Longitude: -1.7028 / 1°42'10"W

OS Eastings: 420410

OS Northings: 255010

OS Grid: SP204550

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.G9B

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.F4NQ

Entry Name: Pen and Parchment Public House

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Last Amended: 4 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366153

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: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


604-1/8/9 (North East side)
09/02/72 Pen and Parchment Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
Unicorn Hotel and premises occupied
by Conservative Association)


Public house. Late C18 probably with earlier origins. Brick;
tile roof with brick stacks. 2 storeys; 3-window range. 2 rear
wings. Top modillioned brick cornice. Round-headed entrance to
left of centre has architrave and bracketed open pediment;
fanlight with intersecting glazing bars over 6-flush-panel
door. Central 2-storey canted bay window with cornices and
16-pane horned sashes and 4-pane side lights, panelled apron
to 1st floor; other windows have sills, and heads covered by
C20 canopies; those to ground floor have 16-pane horned sashes
in moulded frames, those to 1st floor have 12-pane paired
sashes. Left return has wing with hipped tile roof, end
recessed; windows with rubbed brick flat arches, casement and
12-pane sash to ground floor, 12-pane thick-bar sashes to 1st
floor, end has 12-pane sash to stair window. Early C20 cross
wing across rear. Right return (being rebuilt April 1991) has
wing with coped gable. INTERIOR: exposed beams, some probably
re-used: one ovolo-moulded, one richly moulded. The large barn
(not included), said to have been used as theatre in C18, is
of late C18 or early C19 date and much altered.

Listing NGR: SP2041055010

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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