Description: 24, High Street
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318405
OS Grid Reference: SU2007792443
OS Grid Coordinates: 420077, 192443
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6304, -1.7113
5410 HIGHWORTH HIGH STREET
SU 2092 SW 18/286 26.1.55
Early C18. A fine town house. Called Inigo House and wrongly attributed
to Sir Roger Pratt. Three storeys and basement. Four bays. Purple brick
with red brick window dressings and rubbed brick segmental arches to windows,
aprons, and 5 course bands over floors. Stone chamfered quoins, plinth, moulded
cornice, keystones and coping to panelled parapet. Cornice breaks forward
over quoins and keys. Flush moulded frames to glazing bar sash windows.
Fine doorway to right of centre: wide stucco surround with fluted corinthian
pilasters and broken back segmental pediment. Segmental headed 10 panel door
with foliate key over. Two rainwater pipes with conical heads. Phoenix Fire
Insurance Mark. Flat leaded roof. Two storey rear extension with 4 cross
mullion windows and stone slate roof. Railings to front with urn-capped
Interior: entrance hall altered. Raised and fielded panelling in front room.
Fine staircase with fluted balusters, sweeping handrail, panelled dado. Panelled
Pratt attribution the result of the proximity to Coleshill.
Listing NGR: SU2008092437
Source: English Heritage
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