Description: 5, Church Street
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
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ALCESTER CHURCH STREET
SP0857 (East side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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