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White Lion Inn

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

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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

Plus Code: 9C4W57VR+PG

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


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

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