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Hemingford House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2037 / 52°12'13"N

Longitude: -1.6634 / 1°39'48"W

OS Eastings: 423098

OS Northings: 256215

OS Grid: SP230562

Mapcode National: GBR 5N0.SBJ

Mapcode Global: VHBXV.3WZ0

Entry Name: Hemingford House

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366186

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: Alveston St James

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

SP25NW CHURCH LANE, Alveston
604-1/2/277 (West side)
09/02/72 Hemingford House

II

House, now youth hostel. Early to mid C19. Stucco with ashlar
dressings; hipped slate roof with rebuilt brick stacks.
Double-depth plan with 2 wings to rear and wider rear wing.
Georgian style.
3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range with 2-storey,
single-window, flanking wings. Centre breaks forward; angle
pilasters, top cornices and panelled parapets. Entrance has
porch with Doric columns and Tuscan entablature, architrave to
paired half-glazed doors with margin lights. Windows have
sills and architraves; ground floor has 2 bay windows with
cornices over 8:16:8-pane tripartite sashes; 1st floor has
16-pane sashes and 2nd floor has 8-pane sashes. Wings have
round-headed niches under blind 1st-floor windows, to left end
a projection with 16-pane sash.
Left return has 2 projecting wings, that to left with
entablature and 2-storey canted bay window; that to right with
ground floor projection with verandah with cast-iron openwork
supports and swept roof; similar windows with sashes of 9 and
6 panes, and 2 tripartite sashes. Right return has re-entrant
block to left of late C20 addition. Rear range has later
addition to left end; segmental-headed windows with sashes of
12 and 9 panes; 1st floor has two 3:9:3-pane tripartite
sashes.
INTERIOR noted as having entrance hall with tile floor and
rich cornice, moulded doorcases with rosettes; 2 Doric columns
flank opening to stair hall, which has open-well stick
baluster staircase and elliptical-headed doorway with husk to
archivolt and fanlight with decorative glazing bars over
paired panelled doors; window shutters.


Listing NGR: SP2309856215

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