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41 and 42, Henley Street

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1939 / 52°11'37"N

Longitude: -1.7086 / 1°42'30"W

OS Eastings: 420015

OS Northings: 255108

OS Grid: SP200551

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.DVK

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.B4L0

Entry Name: 41 and 42, Henley Street

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366274

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
604-1/8/109 (South West side)
03/07/85 Nos.41 AND 42

GV II

Town house now shop. Early C16, refronted c1820. Timber-frame
with some wattle and daub infill panels, brick, front painted
white; tile roof with brick end stack. Originally L-plan with
gabled cross-wing to right, projecting at rear.
2 storeys; 3-window range. Plain brick cornice. Round-headed
entrance with plain fanlight over half-glazed door has
flanking C20 bay windows with round-headed lights and fascias;
elliptical-arched carriage entry to left end; 1st floor has
windows with sills and 12-pane sashes. C20 bay window with
plate glass to entry.
Rear has 2 gabled wings with C20 addition. C19 front masks
hall range of 1 1/2 bays, with through-passage in the half-bay
to left, and the former gable end of cross wing to right.
Mortices in the surviving timbers of the C16 front indicate
close studding, former window positions and jettied gable end
over through-passage entry and to cross wing.
INTERIOR: the hall was originally open to the roof with a
gallery at rear to link floor over through-passage with 1st
floor of cross-wing. Late C16/early C17 floor supported on
bridging beam inserted into hall. Cross frames, with some
evidence of doorways, largely complete except for ground floor
of hall and through-passage. Queen strut roof trusses tied by
through or trenched purlins; some wind braces. Cross wing had
2 rooms to each floor but infill to cross frame partition now
removed. The C19 eaves and front roof slope raised above C16
eaves line. Later infill in angle of hall and cross wing at
rear.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 36-7).


Listing NGR: SP2001555108

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