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Barclays Bank

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

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Latitude: 52.1932 / 52°11'35"N

Longitude: -1.7065 / 1°42'23"W

OS Eastings: 420162

OS Northings: 255034

OS Grid: SP201550

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.FDJ

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C4QJ

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366159

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


604-1/8/16 (North side)
25/10/51 No.20
Barclays Bank


Formerly known as: No.20 Shakespeare Gallery Restaurant BRIDGE
Town house now bank. Rebuilt after 1641 fire, with C19 and C20
alterations. Timber-frame with brick rear wing; tile roof.
Largely C20 timber-framed facade. 3 storeys; 2-window range;
1st and 2nd floors jettied; 2 gables. Late C20 ground floor
recessed behind 2 posts to bressumer (recorded as having 2
caryatids, 1972). 1st floor has paired 18-pane sashes; 2nd
floor has late C19 four-light transomed projecting windows.
Close-studded framing; moulded barge-boards with finials. Some
timber-framing visible to left return, and ogee-headed stair
windows to 1st and 2nd floors with small-paned glazing.
INTERIOR: open-well staircase with fretted splat balusters,
moulded handrail with dentils and square balusters, some with
finials; exposed timber-framing. Recorded as having traces of
frescoes dated 1677 and earlier foundations visible to
basement (Forrest).
(Forrest H E: The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon: London:
1925-: 52-4; Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its
Streets and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 17).

Listing NGR: SP2016255034

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