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23 25, Market Place, Warwick

Description: 23 25, Market Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 307553

OS Grid Reference: SP2807864906
OS Grid Coordinates: 428078, 264906
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2816, -1.5898

Location: 23 Market Place, Warwick CV34 4SA

Locality: Warwick
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV34 4SA

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Nos 23 and 25
(formerly listed as
Premises at corner of
New Street and Swan
Street comprising
three properties)
SP 2864 MW 1/139 10.1.53.


Circa 1634, 3 storeys, altered and restored at various times. Timber
framing is exposed on two upper floors and although considerable replacements
have been made much of the original work remains particularly to west elevation
facing New Street. Second storey is jettied and projecting joists have
moulded ends. Four alternating large and small gable heads with chevron
and geometrical framing. First storey has alternating bays of chevron
and close square framing. First floor is jettied as second floor. Fairly
satisfactory plate glass shopfronts and one C19 pair of Gothic windows
and door. Remainder of ground floor is stucco. West elevation (to New
Street) is similar, but with one large and two small gable heads; a greater
proportion of this timber framing is original. On corner of New Street
are three crude carved heads of considerable interest. C18 sashes in cased
frames throughout on upper floors. Restored roof of old tiles and machine
tiles. Interior: plaster overmantel with royal arms of Charles I and date
? 1634.

Listing NGR: SP2807864906

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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