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Principal Timber Warehouse at Cox's Timber Yard

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

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Latitude: 52.1919 / 52°11'30"N

Longitude: -1.7018 / 1°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 420480

OS Northings: 254891

OS Grid: SP204548

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.GLG

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.G55J

Plus Code: 9C4W57RX+Q7

Entry Name: Principal Timber Warehouse at Cox's Timber Yard

Listing Date: 3 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366154

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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Listing Text


604-1/10/10 (South side)
03/10/88 Principal timber warehouse at Cox's
Timber Yard


Timber warehouse. c1820 with mid C19 renewal. Timber-framing
with wall posts on blue lias pads and C20 steel-girder
strengthening frame; weatherboarding, some to 1st floor is
angled to allow ventilation; tile roof with blue tiles forming
pattern of large diamonds. 2 storeys with attic; 5-bay range.
Front is open to ground floor; sign with white-painted
lettering: J. COX AND SON. Similar sign to right return: J.
INTERIOR: crossed bracing to walls; queen post roof trusses
with struts, and double purlins.
HISTORICAL NOTE: reputed to be of c1820 and shewn on 1851 OS
map, the warehouse stands near the canal, which was opened in
1816 and which was important to the industrial development of
Stratford, centred in this area. The firm was founded in 1830
by James Cox and Edward Fordham Flower, the latter leaving to
found Flower's Brewery, an important local concern, in the
following year; it is the oldest family firm still in
existence in Stratford. The building is an unusual survival
and important as a reminder of the industrial nature of this
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 12; Fogg N: Stratford-upon-Avon:
Portrait of a Town: Chichester: 1986-: 134; The Stratford
Society: information supplied: 1988-).

Listing NGR: SP2048054891

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

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