Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355389

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

Statutory Address: 3-7, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: 3-7, 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: SP 08999 57456


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ALCESTER HIGH STREET SP0857 (West side) 4/83 No.3 to 7 (odd) 01/02/67


Houses, now shops and dwellings. Nos.3 and 5 are C17, No.7 late C16 (VCH); refaced and altered, and No.7 heightened, early/mid C19. Timber framed with lath and plaster and brick infill. Front plastered. Nos.3 and 5 have tile roof, No.7 slate; brick stacks to rear. Nos.3 and 5 are U-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Mid/late C19 shop fronts. No.3 has glazed door with overlight, wood pilasters with incised ornament and entablature, and bay window with thin shafts with moulded capitals and bases. No.5 projects, with wooden pilasters and fascia, and recessed glazed door with overlight. Central plank door to through passage. On first floor No.3 has 16-pane sash, No.5 four-pane sash with cornice on consoles. 2 casement dormers. Right return side faced in C20 brick; beyond, 2 timber framed ranges, with lath and plaster and brick infill respectively, and separate roofs. To rear timber framed gabled wings with jowled posts and whitewashed brick infill. Some leaded light casements with crown glass. No.3 partly underbuilt with whitewashed brick; first floor part rendered. Old plank door. End of No.5 underbuilt in C20 brick. Interior: Much exposed framing. Chamfered ceiling beams, Old plank doors with strap hinges. No,7: L-plan. 3 storeys; 2-window range. Late C19 projecting shop front has central half-glazed double-leaf doors with overlight. 2 bays with thin shafts. Continuous dentil cornice and fascia. Entrance to through passage on left has old plank door with strap hinges and overlight, with late C16 (VCH) moulded oak surround. Upper floors have sashes, 16-pane on first floor. To rear large rendered gable with original 3-light wood mullioned window, and smaller adjacent gable. Large stack with star shafts. Ground floor obscured by late C20 additions. Interior: Much exposed framing throughout. Stepped stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Noted as having open fireplace. C17 six-panelled door with spring latch. 2-panelled doors with 3-plank backs. Late C16 open well staircase from first to second floor has moulded newel and splat balusters. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol,III, p.10).

Listing NGR: SP0899957456


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

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