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Description: 19, Henley Street
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305217
OS Grid Reference: SP0908057583
OS Grid Coordinates: 409080, 257583
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2164, -1.8685
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ALCESTER HENLEY STREET
SP0857 (West side)
House. Mid C14. (G.E. Saville); altered and heightened C16/early C17; additions
and alterations C19 and late C20. Timber framed; some cruck construction
surviving, and small framing with plaster and whitewashed brick infill, and
whitewashed brick. 2-unit through passage plan, extended to L-plan by
projecting gabled addition on left. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Late C20
six-panelled door. C19 iron casements with glazing bars. Small C19 canted bay on
right. Right return side has heavy jowled post. Ground floor underbuilt in
whitewashed brick, with exposed large framing above. Late C20 windows. To rear
exposed framing, partly in C18 brick. Large brick external stack. Late C20
single storey timber framed wing, replacing similar earlier wing. Interior: 2
pairs of crucks, with yoked apex point and notch for ridge, exposed on both
floors. Exposed timber framing and ceiling beams. Open fireplace with bressumer.
Winder stairs. C16/C17 trenched purlin roof above crucks. Said to have been a
hall house with 3 or 4 pairs of crucks, and with upper storey inserted later.
(Saville, G.E., A Very Old House, Local Past, 1984, p.5).
Listing NGR: SP0908057583
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Source: English Heritage
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