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Old Town Place

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1887 / 52°11'19"N

Longitude: -1.7093 / 1°42'33"W

OS Eastings: 419972

OS Northings: 254536

OS Grid: SP199545

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.LPS

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.B77Z

Entry Name: Old Town Place

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 4 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366322

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

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

SP1954NE OLD TOWN
604-1/9/146 (South West side)
25/10/51 Nos.4 AND 5
Old Town Place (5)
(Formerly Listed as:
OLD TOWN
(South West side)
Nos.4 AND 5
William and Mary Hotel)

GV II

Two houses. c1690 (though Bearman suggests 1760). Brick with
ashlar and stucco dressings; hipped tile roof with rear brick
stacks.
2 storeys with attic; symmetrical 5-window range with narrow
centre breaking forward. Double-depth plan. Georgian style.
Top dentilled cornice. Round-headed entrance has
fielded-panelled pilaster trips, unusual brackets to cornice,
and archivolt with key; fanlight with thick glazing bars over
6-fielded-panel door; lantern above. Windows have sills with
painted brick aprons, and rubbed brick flat arches with keys
over 12-pane sashes, horned to 1st floor; 3 pedimented
dormers, the centre one with C20 pediment replacing segmental
pediment, and 2-light small-paned casements. Left return has
projection under hipped roof; 2-storey rear wing.
INTERIOR noted as having open-well staircase with slender
turned balusters. Single-storey, 2-window, wing with attic to
right (No.4) has top cornice; entrance in brick forward break
has rubbed brick flat arch over 4-flush-panel door. Windows
have sills, and rubbed brick flat arches over 4:12:4-pane
tripartite sash to left, 12-pane sash to right; 2 hipped
dormers with 2-light C20 small-paned casements. Timber-framed
gable and entrance to rear. Until 1855 the Town Offices; an
hotel for much of the C20.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 46; Forrest H E: The Old Houses of
Stratford-upon-Avon: London: 1925-: 137-8).


Listing NGR: SP1997254536

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