Description: 23, High Street
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318404
OS Grid Reference: SU2008792443
OS Grid Coordinates: 420087, 192443
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6304, -1.7112
5410 HIGHWORTH HIGH STREET
SU 2092 SW 18/285 26.1.55
Front circa 1800. Formerly the Greyhound Inn. More recently the Post Office.
Roughcast front. Two storeys and attic, latter screened by high parapet.
Moulded cornice. Central rain-water pipe with fluted conical head. Two original
2 storey angled bay windows with glazing bar sash windows first floor and
bow windows (retaining shatter grooves) on ground floor. Doorway off-centre
right with open pedimented cornice and 6 panel door. Interior, ground floor
altered. Stone slate roof with 2 gabled dormers. Two long 2 storey wings
The house is locally famous for its sub-postmistress Mrs Mabel Shranks who
filtered British Secret Agents on their way to Coleshill House during World
Listing NGR: SU2009092437
Source: English Heritage
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