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The White Swan Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2923 / 52°17'32"N

Longitude: -1.7804 / 1°46'49"W

OS Eastings: 415073

OS Northings: 266042

OS Grid: SP150660

Mapcode National: GBR 4KK.6P6

Mapcode Global: VH9ZY.3N32

Entry Name: The White Swan Hotel

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482678

Location: Henley-in-Arden, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Henley-in-Arden

Built-Up Area: Henley-In-Arden

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Beaudesert St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


HENLEY-IN-ARDEN

SP1566 HIGH STREET
652-1/10/48 (West side)
06/02/52 No.100
The White Swan Hotel

GV II*

House, now house and public house. Late C16 with early C17
refronting and C19 alterations and additions. Brick with
limestone ashlar dressings, and timber-frame with brick or
plastered infill; gabled tile roof with C19 brick end stack
and cross-axial stack. 3-unit plan plus cross-wing to right
end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; 4-window range. 2 units to
left of brick with ashlar quoins, timber-framed jettied gable
to left end; wing has jettied first floor and gable. Entrance
to left end has recessed-chamfered ashlar architrave with
renewed lintel and label to C20 plank door; throughway to
right of centre has paired panelled gates.
Two 2-storey canted bay windows to left of centre have ashlar
quoins and timber top cornices, each floor with
1:1:3:1:1-light recessed-chamfered mullioned windows with C19
or C20 leaded glazing; wing has ashlar-dressed brick base to
similar canted bay window, but with wood mullions and narrower
window to first floor bacause of jetty; first floor has window
with renewed 3-light transomed casement over throughway. Gable
to left end has a 3-light leaded metal casement, and similar
window to gable of cross-wing. 2 hipped roof dormers have
2-light leaded casements.
Right half has close-studded ground floor and square framing
to first floor, right wing with decorative framing to first
floor and gable head. Similar framing to left gable head.
Enriched wrought-iron sign bracket.
Rear has varied gabled wings, some timber-framing to
cross-wing, with 3-panel door and brick addition.
INTERIOR: some exposed beams, but much alteration.
(Victoria County History: Styles P: Victoria History of the
County of Warwickshire: 1945-: 207).


Listing NGR: SP1506266043

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