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WHITE LION INN

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: WHITE LION INN

List entry Number: 1205432

Location

19,20 AND 21, HENLEY STREET
WHITE LION INN

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: 04-Apr-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 366270

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP2055SW HENLEY STREET 604-1/8/105 (North East side) Nos.19, 20 AND 21

GV II

Part of White Lion Inn, now shops. C17 or early C18 with early C19 and c1900 alterations. Brick with internal timber-frame and stuccoed front with applied timber-frame decoration; steep tile roof with brick cross-axial stack and small stack to rear. 2 storeys with attic; 3-window range. Ground floor has 3 shop fronts under pentice. 1st floor has irregularly spaced windows with C19 cross-casements; attic has 2 gables with 2-light C19 casements. Hipped ends of gabled rear wings visible; stack has 3 square shafts and moulded cap. Rear has 2 gabled wings, one to left with straight parapet and windows with rubbed brick flat arches, some blocked. INTERIOR: chamfered beams, and some exposed framing to No.21; roof noted as having heavy roof trusses with tie beams and collars, wind braces. The last remaining section of The White Lion: an important C18 and C19 coaching inn. John Payton, the owner, was influential in the organisation of the 1769 Shakespeare Jubilee, and the development of tourism in Stratford. (Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 39; Fogg N: Stratford-upon-Avon: Portrait of a Town: Chichester: 1986-: 91, 100, 115).

Listing NGR: SP2000955157

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bearman, R, Stratford Upon Avon A History of its streets and buildings, (1988), 39
Fogg, N, Stratford Upon Avon Portrait of a Town, (1986), 91 100 105

National Grid Reference: SP 20009 55157

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