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Latitude: 52.193 / 52°11'34"N
Longitude: -1.7067 / 1°42'23"W
OS Eastings: 420147
OS Northings: 255014
OS Grid: SP201550
Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.FBD
Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C4MP
Entry Name: 1, Henley Street
Listing Date: 9 February 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187803
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366265
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37
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
(North East side)
Town house and shop. Early C19 refronting to earlier
timber-frame, possibly late C16 but probably rebuilt after
1641 fire which destroyed No.20 Bridge Street (qv). Roughcast,
brick rear additions; tile roof. L-plan. 2 storeys; 3-window
range. Top cornice. Entrance to right of centre has bracketed
pedimental gable over glazed door; entry to right end. Ground
floor has 3 late C19 shop windows with narrow lean-to roofs
and upper leaded glazing, that to right projecting; similar
3-light 1st-floor windows with leaded glazing. Entry passage
has exposed timber-framing. Rear has date: 1675: scratched in
roughcast and various C19 additions including long workshop
range. INTERIOR: chamfered beams. The home of William Smith,
haberdasher, reputed to have been Shakespeare's godfather.
(VCH (offprint): Styles P: The Borough of Stratford-upon-Avon
and the Parish of Alveston: London: 1946-: 15).
Listing NGR: SP2014755014
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