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White Lion Inn

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1943 / 52°11'39"N

Longitude: -1.7087 / 1°42'31"W

OS Eastings: 420009

OS Northings: 255157

OS Grid: SP200551

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.DT9

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.B3KP

Entry Name: White Lion Inn

Listing Date: 4 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366270

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


STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP2055SW HENLEY STREET
604-1/8/105 (North East side)
Nos.19, 20 AND 21

GV II

Part of White Lion Inn, now shops. C17 or early C18 with early
C19 and c1900 alterations. Brick with internal timber-frame
and stuccoed front with applied timber-frame decoration; steep
tile roof with brick cross-axial stack and small stack to
rear. 2 storeys with attic; 3-window range. Ground floor has 3
shop fronts under pentice. 1st floor has irregularly spaced
windows with C19 cross-casements; attic has 2 gables with
2-light C19 casements. Hipped ends of gabled rear wings
visible; stack has 3 square shafts and moulded cap. Rear has 2
gabled wings, one to left with straight parapet and windows
with rubbed brick flat arches, some blocked. INTERIOR:
chamfered beams, and some exposed framing to No.21; roof noted
as having heavy roof trusses with tie beams and collars, wind
braces. The last remaining section of The White Lion: an
important C18 and C19 coaching inn. John Payton, the owner,
was influential in the organisation of the 1769 Shakespeare
Jubilee, and the development of tourism in Stratford.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 39; Fogg N: Stratford-upon-Avon:
Portrait of a Town: Chichester: 1986-: 91, 100, 115).


Listing NGR: SP2000955157

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

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