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31, High Street, Alcester

Description: 31, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305250

OS Grid Reference: SP0895457385
OS Grid Coordinates: 408954, 257385
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2146, -1.8704

Location: High Street, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5AF

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

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Listing Text

SP0857 (West side)
4/91 No.31


Probably formerly an inn (VCH), now shop and offices. C16, re-fronted late
C18/early C19. Timber framed with lath and plaster infill, and brick; front
faced partly in colourwashed brick, with section above carriage arch plastered.
Simple plaster cornice and paired Ionic modillions. Slate roof with projecting
eaves; brick ridge stack. L-plan, 3 storeys; 2-window range. Mid C19 shop front
has half-glazed door with overlight in moulded wood surround, 2 canted bays with
glazing bars, and continuous fascia. High carriage arch to right. Sashes. First
floor has bow window with 16-pane sash in moulded wood surround. Low second
floor. Window above carriage arch between levels. Left wall inside carriage arch
has close studding and blocked 4-centred arched doorway with sunk spandrels. To
rear some close studding and late C19/C20 brick wing. Interior: Exposed massive
framing with jowled posts. C16 carved panelling. C16/C17 six-panelled door with
spring catch.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p,10),

Listing NGR: SP0895457385

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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