OLD TOWN PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205935
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
04-Apr-1994
Statutory Address:
4, OLD TOWN
Statutory Address:
OLD TOWN PLACE, 5, OLD TOWN

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Location

Statutory Address:
4, OLD TOWN
Statutory Address:
OLD TOWN PLACE, 5, OLD TOWN

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 19972 54536

Details

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP1954NE OLD TOWN 604-1/9/146 (South West side) 25/10/51 Nos.4 AND 5 Old Town Place (5) (Formerly Listed as: OLD TOWN (South West side) Nos.4 AND 5 William and Mary Hotel)

GV II

Two houses. c1690 (though Bearman suggests 1760). Brick with ashlar and stucco dressings; hipped tile roof with rear brick stacks. 2 storeys with attic; symmetrical 5-window range with narrow centre breaking forward. Double-depth plan. Georgian style. Top dentilled cornice. Round-headed entrance has fielded-panelled pilaster trips, unusual brackets to cornice, and archivolt with key; fanlight with thick glazing bars over 6-fielded-panel door; lantern above. Windows have sills with painted brick aprons, and rubbed brick flat arches with keys over 12-pane sashes, horned to 1st floor; 3 pedimented dormers, the centre one with C20 pediment replacing segmental pediment, and 2-light small-paned casements. Left return has projection under hipped roof; 2-storey rear wing. INTERIOR noted as having open-well staircase with slender turned balusters. Single-storey, 2-window, wing with attic to right (No.4) has top cornice; entrance in brick forward break has rubbed brick flat arch over 4-flush-panel door. Windows have sills, and rubbed brick flat arches over 4:12:4-pane tripartite sash to left, 12-pane sash to right; 2 hipped dormers with 2-light C20 small-paned casements. Timber-framed gable and entrance to rear. Until 1855 the Town Offices; an hotel for much of the C20. (Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 46; Forrest H E: The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon: London: 1925-: 137-8).

Listing NGR: SP1997254536

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
366322
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bearman, R, Stratford Upon Avon A History of its streets and buildings, (1988), 46
Forrest, H E, The Old Houses of Stratford upon Avon, (1925), 137-8

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: 13 Mar 2005
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