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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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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

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