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The Falcon Hotel

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1907 / 52°11'26"N

Longitude: -1.7081 / 1°42'29"W

OS Eastings: 420051

OS Northings: 254762

OS Grid: SP200547

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.LYV

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.B6VF

Entry Name: The Falcon Hotel

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366172

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

SP2054NW CHAPEL STREET
604-1/10/28 (North West side)
25/10/51 Nos.1, 2 AND 3
The Falcon Hotel

GV II*

Town house now hotel. c1500; 2nd floor added c1645; C20
restorations. Timber-frame and plaster and later brick on
coursed rubble plinth; tile roof with original central brick
stack with rebuilt diagonal square shafts and end stacks.
3 storeys; 7-window range. Upper storeys jettied on joist
ends. Tudor-headed entrance to left of centre has tiled
pentice and paired battened doors; right end entrance has C20
glazed door and side lights. Windows have leaded glazing, most
with ovolo-moulded mullions and transoms: ground floor has
3-light transomed rectangular bay windows flanking entrance,
and 3-light windows to left and right; to right of these a
4-light transomed bay window and 2 cross-casements, 3-light
window to right end; 1st floor 7 restored 3-light transomed
casements, three to left end flanked by original short 3-light
windows; 2nd floor has 3-light windows. Close-studded framing.
Left return has 3-light transomed bay window; rear range
former stable block of single storey with attic; modillioned
brick cornice; 2- and 3-light windows and one 12-pane sash; 8
gabled dormers.
INTERIOR: exposed chamfered beams and close-studded framing;
front room has C17 panelling; some stone fireplaces with
timber bressumers; room to rear has early C19 painted glass
window.
Recorded as an inn from 1655-61; The Royal Shakespeare Club
held its annual dinner here from 1824.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: London: 1966-:
418; Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets
and Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 20).


Listing NGR: SP2003954760

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