2 HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355384
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
2, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
2, HIGH 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:
SP0901657428

Details

ALCESTER HIGH STREET SP0857 (East side) 4/67 No.2 01/02/67

GV II

House, now shops and flats. Wrongly dated 1525 in C20 numerals above passage door; formerly said to be dated 1625 on a plaster panel (VCH). Timber framed: small framing; gables have some ornamental panelling. Lath and plaster infill. Ground floor plastered brick. Tile roof; brick internal stacks. U-plan. 2 storeys and attic with twin gables; 2-window range. Ground floor built under, with two C20 doors and shop fronts. C20 door to central passage. C20 casements. Gables have moulded scrolled barge boards of 2 different designs. Rear: 2 timber framed gabled wings with jowled posts. Shorter wing on right has late C20 boarding on gable. Between wing and front range there is a massive lias and brick stack with 3 truncated square brick shafts with V-shaped pilaster strips. C19 and C20 additions. Interior: Shop on right has open fireplace. Bressumer and ceiling beams stepped stop-chamfered. Good carved acanthus scroll bracket. Exposed framing. Old 6-panelled door on first floor. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.10).

Listing NGR: SP0901657428

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
305226
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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Date: 12 Sep 1999
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