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19 and 20, High Street

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

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Latitude: 52.1918 / 52°11'30"N

Longitude: -1.7067 / 1°42'24"W

OS Eastings: 420146

OS Northings: 254883

OS Grid: SP201548

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.FBT

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C5LL

Entry Name: 19 and 20, High Street

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366285

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


604-1/10/119 (East side)
09/02/72 Nos.19 AND 20


Town house, now restaurant and shop. c1610, before 1615; 1920s
restoration. Timber-frame with plaster infill; tile roof with
rear brick stack. Originally formed one house with No.21 (qv)
and had 2 gables.
3 storeys with attic; symmetrical 2-window range. 2nd floor
jettied on consoles and exposed soffit timbers. Early C20 shop
fronts with enriched consoles to fascias, and canopies. 1st
floor has C20 wooden-mullioned and transomed oriels with
flanking original small 2-light windows. 2nd floor has 4-light
projecting windows; 4-light hipped dormer window; all windows
have leaded glazing. Close-studded framing with mid rails.
1920s timber bracketed sign board. Rear has gabled wing with
rainwater head and cross-axial stack with separate diagonal
shafts; single-storey and attic wing.
INTERIOR: broadly chamfered beams and exposed timber-framing,
close studded to left return; open-well stair with cut string
and enriched tread ends, and column-on-vase balusters; dado
panelling; rear room has corner cupboard with fluted
pilasters, 6-fielded-panel door, simplified shell vault and
shaped shelves. 1st floor has some C17 panelling and stone
chimney breast with bressumer.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 40; History of the Streets of
Stratford-upon-Avon: Bearman R et al: High Street: 1971-1974).

Listing NGR: SP2014654883

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