SOLI HOUSE (CATHOLIC YOUTH HOSTEL)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205897
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1972
Statutory Address:
SOLI HOUSE (CATHOLIC YOUTH HOSTEL), MILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOLI HOUSE (CATHOLIC YOUTH HOSTEL), MILL LANE

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Stratford-upon-Avon
National Grid Reference:
SP 20027 54169

Details

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP2054 MILL LANE 604-1/6/140 (West side) 09/02/72 Soli House (Catholic Youth Hostel)

II

Formerly known as: Avonfield MILL LANE. Town house, now youth hostel. 1809-10, with later wing to rear and C20 wing to left. For William Oldaker. Double-depth plan, front to left. Georgian style. Brick with ashlar dressings; parapeted roof, partly tile, with 2 large brick stacks. 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-bay range. Ashlar plinth, 2 platt bands and plain stone-coped parapet; bays articulated by pilaster strips. Entrance has C20 glazed doors. Windows have sills, and rubbed brick flat arches over 16-pane sashes to ground floor, 12-pane sashes to 1st floor, and one 6-pane sash and 2 casements to 2nd floor. Large late C20 timber and glass lean-to sun lounge. Right return has bow window with modillioned brick cornice and hipped slate roof, 16-pane sash; rear wing has segmental-headed sashed windows and C20 gabled projection. Rear has 3-storey wings under hipped roofs flanking hipped centre with later lean-to porch, and 2-storey, 3-window, C19 range to right. Porch has much glazing and triangular dormer; inner entrance has reeded pilasters and bracketed open pediment, fanlight over 6-panel door, part glazed; round-headed stair window above has small-paned glazing. 2-storey range has segmental-headed windows with casements and one horizontally sliding sash; other windows sashed. INTERIOR: cornices, one room with dentilled cornice and C19 marble fireplace with round-headed iron grate, another room with mirror over fireplace; C20 staircase. Said to have been built using some stone from the demolished charnel house attached to the Church of Holy Trinity (qv). At one time called Avonfield. (Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 46).

Listing NGR: SP2002754169

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
366314
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bearman, R, Stratford Upon Avon A History of its streets and buildings, (1988), 46

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Jan 2004
Reference: IOE01/12742/32
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