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45-53, High Street, Alcester

Description: 45-53, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305252

OS Grid Reference: SP0892457340
OS Grid Coordinates: 408924, 257340
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2142, -1.8708

Location: High Street, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5AD

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

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Listing Text

SP0857 (West side)
4/93 Nos.45 to 53


Terrace of houses; now shops, offices and flats. Mid C18; No.53 late C18. Red
brick with moulded brick cornice; No.53 has brick dentil cornice. Nos.51 and 53
colourwashed. Tile roof; brick stacks. Complex U-plan. 2 storeys and attic;
6-window range. No.45 has late C20 shop front. No.47 has late C19 shop front
with glazed door and overlight, canted bay and pilasters. Plank door to through
passage has simple moulded wood surround with gauged brick flat arch. Deep
plaster cove above ground floor broken by shop fronts. Nos.51-53 have early C19
double shop front: central bowed entrance has double-leaf half-glazed doors and
bow windows, all with glazing bars and pilaster panels, imposts with paterae and
anthemion ornament, fascia and cornice. First floor of Nos.45-51 slightly
recessed. Sashes with gauged brick flat arches; No.53 has two 4-pane sashes, 5 5
hipped dormers with C19 and C20 casements. Left return side has full height
2-light staircase window with 3 transoms. Interior: Nos.51-53 have chamfered
ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SP0892457340

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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