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5, Church Street, Alcester

Description: 5, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305190

OS Grid Reference: SP0910557488
OS Grid Coordinates: 409105, 257488
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2155, -1.8681

Location: Church Street, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5AH

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

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Listing Text

SP0857 (East side)
4/32 No.5


House, formerly part of inn. Mid/late C17 (VCH), with early/mid C18 front range
and mid C20 alterations. Colourwashed brick with paired wood eaves brackets.
Slate roof; brick stacks. L-plan, with carriageway. Carriage entrance on left;
gauged brick basket arch with keyblock and panelled gates. Mid C19 four-panelled
door, door and overlight with decorative glazing, and wood doorcase with
pilaster strips and entablature. Sashes throughout, 16-pane on ground floor.
Gauged brick flat arches with keyblocks, and stone sills. Window above arch,
between first and second floor levels, also has brick apron. To rear: Red brick
with brick dentil cornice. Brick Dutch gable above carriageway. Long brick wing
with 2-storey arched staircase window of 2 arched lights and 3 transoms. 2 cross
windows. Lower stabling range with dovecote in gable attached. Interior:
Ground-floor front room has good early/mid C18 fireplace and niche. Corridor has
early C17 panelling imported mid/late C20. Back room with early C17 panelling
from a house in Tei<kesbury. Dog-leg staircase with column-on-vase balusters,
First-floor front room with moulded plaster ceiling relief of face and leaves.
No.5 and No.4 (Angel House) were the Angel Inn until 1865.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.10).

Listing NGR: SP0910557488

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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