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Duke's Hotel

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

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Latitude: 52.1946 / 52°11'40"N

Longitude: -1.7052 / 1°42'18"W

OS Eastings: 420244

OS Northings: 255195

OS Grid: SP202551

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.7PW

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.D3CF

Plus Code: 9C4W57VV+VW

Entry Name: Duke's Hotel

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 4 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366349

ID on this website: 101298534

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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604-1/8/169 (North side)
25/10/51 Duke's Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
The Fold Hotel)


Two houses, now hotel. 1818-26. Brick with stucco front;
hipped slate roof with brick internal stacks. Double-depth
plan. Regency style influenced by Leamington Spa. 3 storeys;
6-window range; ends break back. Wide eaves on paired
brackets. End entrances recessed behind distyle-in-antis
porches with fluted Doric columns, architraves and overlights
with decorative glazing bars to 6-fielded-panel doors. Windows
have sills, those to ground floor are round-headed with sashes
with glazing bars, those to 1st floor with 12-pane sashes,
those to 2nd floor with 6-pane sashes. Returns with top
modillioned brick cornices; right return entrance has doorcase
with pilasters, frieze and canopy to flush-panel door; altered
rear. Part of the early C19 development of northern Stratford,
known as New Town; Payton Street named after John Payton,
landlord of the White Lion Inn, who sold the land in 1817.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 64-5; Information from Shakespeare
Birthplace Record Office).

Listing NGR: SP2024455195

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