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3, Priory Road, Warwick

Description: 3, Priory Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 307709

OS Grid Reference: SP2861465118
OS Grid Coordinates: 428614, 265118
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2835, -1.5820

Location: 1 Priory Road, Warwick CV34 4NA

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

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Listing Text


SP 26 SE SP/25 No 3


House and workshop range, 1847, in a neo-Tudor style for William Holland, manufact-
urer of decorative arts, especially stained glass. House: painted stucco on brick,
steeply pitched plain tile roof, coped end and front gables with kneelers, moulded
eaves cornice. 2 gable end stacks. L plan with RH rear wing, workshop range attached
to LH gable wall. 2 storeys and attic. 3 bay symmetrical facade: slight, full
height gabled projections to either side of entrance. Continuous black painted
plinth and a moulded string course below first floor window sills. Entrance doorway
above 2 stone steps with moulded jambs and 4-centred arch with eared dripmould above:
panelled door. A sash in projection to either side of recessed entry and 3 similar
sashes to first floor, a smaller sash in the gable of each projection, all with
central vertical glazing bars and an eared hood mould over. Internally, entrance
hall with moulded dado rail leads to staircase at right, full height stair with
moulded newels, handrail and turned balusters. Hall ceiling and soffit of stair
have richly moulded plaster panels in several styles, probably display samples from
workshop, also richly moulded ceiling in GF room to right of hall. Door from hall
to LH room has upper panels of etched glass. Encaustic floor tiles in hall. The
plain ceiling to the LH room indicates an inserted floor. This cuts across a partially
blocked window in rear wall which now has C20 windows to both floors. Interpreted
as a 2 storey studio room adjacent to workshop with tall arched rear window for
display of stained glass. Workshop range: painted brick, plain tile roof, moulded
brick eaves cornice. 2 storeys, long range of 7 bays. GF of first bay adjoining
house was works office: flat arched window with 3-light frame with pointed arches
and glazing bars. Carriage way through the second bay, with outer segmental arch
and 2 leaf timber doors, leads to yard. Other bays have a pair of arched windows
to each, with plain chamfers, on both floors. Most windows retain small pane,
decorative cast iron frames. Cast iron ventilators in square openings between pairs
of windows on ground floor. The former drill hall at rear of yard is not of special

Listing NGR: SP2861465118

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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