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Guild Rooms the Porch

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2372 / 52°14'14"N

Longitude: -1.7982 / 1°47'53"W

OS Eastings: 413879

OS Northings: 259912

OS Grid: SP138599

Mapcode National: GBR 4L3.N79

Mapcode Global: VHB09.S178

Entry Name: Guild Rooms the Porch

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 23 October 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305353

Location: Aston Cantlow, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Aston Cantlow

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Aston Cantlow

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP15NW (East side)
7/6 Guild Rooms and The Porch
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as Nos.15, 16
and 17 High Street)


Village rooms and flat. Formerly 3 cottages; originally the Guild House. Mid
C15; altered C19. Converted 1960 (datestone). Timber framed; close studding with
lath and plaster infill, and brick plinth. Mid C20 tile roof; brick ridge stack.
Original plan indeterminate. 2 storeys and attic; 4 bays. Front jettied on
square posts and curved brackets. Ground floor has 3 plank doors and adjoining
3-light iron casements. Open whitewashed brick and lias porch on right has
arched studded door in wooden arch. First floor has single curved tension brace.
Small C20 wood casements. Leaded lights throughout. Left return side has 2 large
curved tension braces on ground floor, and jowled posts. Blocked 2-light windows
on each floor. Attic window. To rear: Ground floor partly underbuilt and
plastered, partly of lias. First floor has close studding. Interior: Exposed
framing. Jowled posts. Queen strut roof with massive timbers and curved
windbraces. The building was the hall of a Guild dedicated in honour of St.
Mary. In the C17 and C18 the upper chamber was used for manor courts.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.32; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.76).

Listing NGR: SP1387859912

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