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3-7, Butter Street, Alcester

Description: 3-7, Butter Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305181

OS Grid Reference: SP0904457515
OS Grid Coordinates: 409044, 257515
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2158, -1.8690

Location: 3 Butter Street, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5AL

Locality: Alcester
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 5AL

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Listing Text

SP0857 (West side)
4/23 Nos.3 to 7 (odd)


Pair of cottages. Early C17; refronted early/mid C19. Timber framed, faced in
whitewashed brick with brick dentil cornice. Concrete tile roof; brick ridge
stacks. 3-unit double-depth plan. One storey and attic; 3-window range. Paired
entrances with moulded wood door surrounds, and separate projecting cornice over
both. No.5 has 4-panelled door, No.3 a later C20 plank door. On left half-glazed
door to No.7 and adjoining C20 door to passage have segmental brick arches. No.3
has 2-storey canted bay abutting No.1, and breaking above main roof line. No.5
has mid/late C19 canted bay with 16-pane sash. 2 hipped dormers have wood and
iron casements with glazing bars. To rear No.5 has small late C17 single storey
timber framed wing, partly rebuilt in brick. C19 brick additions. Interior of
No.5: Exposed framing, and a jowled post. Broad chamfered ceiling beams. Exposed
wind braces. Some exposed wattle. A small portion of the ground floor forms part
of No.7, which is an adjoining structure listed as a separate item.

Listing NGR: SP0904457515

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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