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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 19 AND 20, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1187812



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 366285

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SP2054NW HIGH STREET 604-1/10/119 (East side) 09/02/72 Nos.19 AND 20


Town house, now restaurant and shop. c1610, before 1615; 1920s restoration. Timber-frame with plaster infill; tile roof with rear brick stack. Originally formed one house with No.21 (qv) and had 2 gables. 3 storeys with attic; symmetrical 2-window range. 2nd floor jettied on consoles and exposed soffit timbers. Early C20 shop fronts with enriched consoles to fascias, and canopies. 1st floor has C20 wooden-mullioned and transomed oriels with flanking original small 2-light windows. 2nd floor has 4-light projecting windows; 4-light hipped dormer window; all windows have leaded glazing. Close-studded framing with mid rails. 1920s timber bracketed sign board. Rear has gabled wing with rainwater head and cross-axial stack with separate diagonal shafts; single-storey and attic wing. INTERIOR: broadly chamfered beams and exposed timber-framing, close studded to left return; open-well stair with cut string and enriched tread ends, and column-on-vase balusters; dado panelling; rear room has corner cupboard with fluted pilasters, 6-fielded-panel door, simplified shell vault and shaped shelves. 1st floor has some C17 panelling and stone chimney breast with bressumer. (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: SP2014654883

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bearman, R, Stratford Upon Avon A History of its streets and buildings, (1988), 40
Bearman, R et al, History of the Streets of Stratford upon Avon, (1971-1974)

National Grid Reference: SP 20146 54883


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