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Garrick Inn

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

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Latitude: 52.1918 / 52°11'30"N

Longitude: -1.7073 / 1°42'26"W

OS Eastings: 420107

OS Northings: 254876

OS Grid: SP201548

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.F6G

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C59M

Plus Code: 9C4W57RV+P3

Entry Name: Garrick Inn

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366288

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

County: Warwickshire

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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604-1/10/122 (West side)
25/10/51 No.25
Garrick Inn


Public house. c1596; facade heavily restored c1912, replacing
c1800 brick front. Timber-frame with plaster infill; tile roof
with rear brick stacks.
3 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range. 1st and 2nd floors
jettied on brackets, moulded bressumer to 2nd floor; two C20
gables to attic with enriched barge-boards. Entrance to left
end has stained-glass overlight to plank door. Ground and 1st
floors have 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed windows,
those to ground floor with continuous row of small square
lights above; attic has 2-light windows; all with leaded
glazing. Upper floors have square framing with concave-sided
diamonds. Early C20 bracketed timber sign board. Rear wing
with cross-axial stack.
INTERIOR: exposed timber-framing and beams.
HISTORICAL NOTE: said to have been the place where the plague
of 1564 started and to have been an inn from 1718; name
changed from the Greyhound to the Garrick in 1795, in honour
of David Garrick, who did much for the town's tourist trade by
his encouragement of enthusiasm for Shakespeare.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 40; Fogg N: Stratford-upon-Avon:
Portrait of a Town: Chichester: 1986-: 16, 100; Forrest H E:
The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon: London: 1925-: 72).

Listing NGR: SP2010754876

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