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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.


List entry Number: 1187816



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: 25-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 366292

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SP2054NW HIGH STREET 604-1/10/126 (West side) 25/10/51 No.30


Town house, now shop. c1600 with later alterations; restored 1918. Timber-frame with plaster infill; ?slate roof with brick end stacks. 3 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range. 1st and 2nd floor are jettied, the 2nd floor with 2 gables, truncated and infilled to form full storey. C20 shop front. 1st floor has 4-light wooden ovolo-mullioned and transomed oriels; small 2-light window to right of centre; 2nd floor has 2 projecting 2-light windows; all have leaded glazing. 1st floor has close studding below herring-bone bracing; 2nd floor has bressumers carved with snaky monsters, curved braces to gables and thin scantlings to infill. INTERIOR: some broadly chamfered beams to front of ground floor; 1st floor has some timber-framing to returns. HISTORICAL NOTE: the property of Richard Quiney, of No.1 High Street (qv), a contemporary of Shakespeare, and author of the only remaining letter written to him. (Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 40; Forrest H E: The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon: London: 1925-: 77-8; History of the Streets of Stratford-upon-Avon: Bearman R et al: High Street: 1971-1974).

Listing NGR: SP2012054905

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)
Forrest, H E, The Old Houses of Stratford upon Avon, (1925), 77-8

National Grid Reference: SP 20120 54905


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