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Swan's Nest Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1907 / 52°11'26"N

Longitude: -1.6995 / 1°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 420639

OS Northings: 254762

OS Grid: SP206547

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.P4M

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.H6DF

Entry Name: Swan's Nest Hotel

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366144

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Stratford-upon-Avon

Built-Up Area: Stratford-upon-Avon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Stratford on Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP2054 BANBURY ROAD, Bridgetown
604-1/6/292 (South West side)
25/10/51 Swan's Nest Hotel

GV II

Hotel. c1673 (probably incorporating part of older building);
additions 1897, 1906 and later. For Sir John Clopton. Brick
with limestone ashlar dressings; hipped tile roof with brick
stacks. Double-depth plan. Restoration style. 2 storeys;
symmetrical 6-window range. Rubble plinth, ashlar platt band
over ground floor, rusticated quoins and top cornice with
timber-modillioned eaves with central pedimental gablet.
Entrance has doorcase with pilasters and entablature to 4-pane
door. Windows have rubbed brick flat arches with ashlar keys
over 16-pane sashes, but ground floor to left of entrance has
later windows inserted below old lintels: plaster wedge
lintels over paired 16-pane horned sashes flanking single
sash; central 1st-floor window has brick pilasters and
small-paned French window with C20 sign above, and C19 balcony
on scrolly wrought-iron brackets with similar panels to
balustrade. Later external lateral stack to right of entrance.
Right return 4-window range; small-paned cross-casement
windows, 6 to ground floor, cross-axial stack; C19 and C20
rear wings with conservatory to right of elliptical-headed
entrance with doorcase with open pediment. Left return has
stack and 2 single-storey wings with hipped roofs. The hotel,
originally The Bear, was one of the 1st brick buildings in
Stratford.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 416; VCH (offprint): Styles P: The Borough of
Stratford-upon-Avon and the Parish of Alveston: London: 1946-:
16).


Listing NGR: SP2063954762

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