40, 42 AND 42A, HENLEY STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355362
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
40, 42 AND 42A, HENLEY STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
40, 42 AND 42A, HENLEY STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Alcester
National Grid Reference:
SP 09101 57562

Details

ALCESTER HENLEY STREET SP0857 (East side) 4/55 Nos.40, 42 and 42A 01/02/67 GV II

House. Late C16/early C17. Timber framed; ground floor has irregular framing, and jettied first floor with small framing; colourwashed lath and plaster and brick infill. Tile roof with central brick ridge and internal stacks. Moulded bressumers, and 2 moulded scroll brackets with carved grotesque faces. U-plan. 2 storeys, 2-window range. Entrance in left corner has 4-panelled door in moulded wood architrave. C19 casements. Ground floor has casement and two C19 rectangular bays, originally shop fronts; left, adjoining entrance, of 6 panes and 3 thin shafts with moulded capitals and bases; right of 12 panes, with one corner shaft and adjacent late C20 glazed door. Gable end to Meeting Lane jettied with exposed framing and moulded and carved bracket to dragon beam. Lower later C17 timber framed wing to Meeting Lane has old tile roof and C18/early C19 cross window with glazing bars. To rear some exposed framing and C19 brick wing. Interior: Much exposed framing. Broad chamfered ceiling and dragon beams with stepped stops. Jowled post visible on first floor. 2 first floor rooms have single scroll brackets supporting a ceiling beam. Winder stairs, and straight flight staircase inserted against right return wall. 2 ground floor rooms have late C20 fireplaces made up of C17 and C18 carvings. Part of timber framed wing to Meeting Lane and attached C19 brick range now converted to separate house, No.42A. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.12).

Listing NGR: SP0910157562

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
305213
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 12

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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