Description: Greyhound House
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305220
OS Grid Reference: SP0907157548
OS Grid Coordinates: 409071, 257548
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2161, -1.8686
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ALCESTER HENLEY STREET
SP0857 (West side)
4/62 Nos.29 and 31
01/02/67 (Greyhound House)
(Formerly listed as Henley
House, formerly inn. c.1600. Timber framed; small framing with lath and plaster
infill. Tile roof; brick ridge stack of 3 diagonally set square shafts. L-plan,
with passage in left corner. 2 storeys; 3 unequal bays. 2 entrances have C19 or
C20 doors with 5 vertical panels and overlights in moulded woood surrounds.
Ground floor has two C19 wood 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. Jettied
first floor with moulded bressumer, supported on moulded posts with scroll
brackets. Early C19 iron casements with glazing bars. To rear exposed framing
with brick infill. Timber framed wing with jowled posts and external brick
stack. Long timber framed wing with side faced in C18/C19 brick and plastered
end wall. Interior: Much exposed framing and ceiling beams. 2 open fireplaces.
Mid/late C17 straight flight staircase wtih turned balusters.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.ii),
Listing NGR: SP0907157548
Source: English Heritage
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