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17 and 18, High Street

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

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Latitude: 52.1919 / 52°11'30"N

Longitude: -1.7064 / 1°42'23"W

OS Eastings: 420163

OS Northings: 254891

OS Grid: SP201548

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.FDZ

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C5QJ

Entry Name: 17 and 18, High Street

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366284

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


604-1/10/118 (East side)
25/10/51 Nos.17 AND 18


Town house now shop and restaurant. c1600 restored 1920.
Timber-frame with plaster infill; tile roof with rear brick
3 storeys and attic; symmetrical 3-window range. Jettied 1st
floor and three C20 gables with decorative barge-boards with
finials. Late C20 shop front. Upper floors have C20
wooden-mullioned windows; 1st floor has 4-light transomed
oriels; 2nd floor has similar 4-light projecting windows
moulded; attic has small 2-light windows; all with leaded
glazing. Enriched C20 lead rainwater heads and downspouts.
Close-studded framing with mid rails.
Rear has 2 gabled brick wings with cross-axial stacks, one
with 2 cruciform shafts; lower timber-framed wing with similar
cross-wing which has lower timber-framed addition with altered
roof; C20 single-storey infill.
INTERIOR: some broadly chamfered beams to rear of ground
floor; 1st floor has late C16 panelling, some re-set, and
fluted friezes and one with pattern of half-circles, and 2
fireplaces; partition wall with infill removed. Recorded as
newly built 1614; may incorporate earlier structure.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 40; History of the Streets of
Stratford-upon-Avon: Bearman R et al: High Street: 1971-1974).

Listing NGR: SP2016354891

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

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