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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: 1200765



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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alcester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305243

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ALCESTER HIGH STREET SP0857 (West side) 4/84 Nos.9 and 9A 01/02/67


Former inn, now shops and offices. Late C16 (VCH); refronted mid/late C19. Timber framed with lath and plaster infill; front red brick. C20 tile roof; no chineys visible. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. C19 double shop front has central plank door and overlight with glazing bars, and shallow fascia. On left plank door to through passage. First floor has 16-pane sashes with rusticated rendered flat arches with keyblocks. 2 hipped dormers with sashes. To rear exposed framing and jowled posts. Short wing with gable. Long 2 storeys and attic wing beyond. Old plank door with stained glass panel. Old ribbed and studded door. Irregular fenestration; some original window openings with moulded wood mullions, and old leaded light casements. C19 and C20 casements. 2 dormers, on left a substantial structure. Interior: Much exposed framing and ceiling beams throughout. Ground floor room to rear has 3-bay enriched plaster ceiling; each bay has 3 moulded square panels, each with Tudor rose, 4 roses and shields, and flower patterns. Beams with mouldings and scroll ornament. Straight flight staircase has landing with late C16/early C17 turned balusters and octagonal newel posts with acorn finials. Late C16/C17 six-panelled doors. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.10).

Listing NGR: SP0899257447

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 10

National Grid Reference: SP 08992 57447


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