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1, Henley Street

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

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Latitude: 52.1931 / 52°11'35"N

Longitude: -1.7066 / 1°42'23"W

OS Eastings: 420151

OS Northings: 255028

OS Grid: SP201550

Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.FCG

Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C4ML

Entry Name: 1, Henley Street

Listing Date: 9 February 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366265

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


604-1/8/100 (North East side)
09/02/72 No.1


Town house and shop. Early C19 refronting to earlier
timber-frame, possibly late C16 but probably rebuilt after
1641 fire which destroyed No.20 Bridge Street (qv). Roughcast,
brick rear additions; tile roof. L-plan. 2 storeys; 3-window
range. Top cornice. Entrance to right of centre has bracketed
pedimental gable over glazed door; entry to right end. Ground
floor has 3 late C19 shop windows with narrow lean-to roofs
and upper leaded glazing, that to right projecting; similar
3-light 1st-floor windows with leaded glazing. Entry passage
has exposed timber-framing. Rear has date: 1675: scratched in
roughcast and various C19 additions including long workshop
range. INTERIOR: chamfered beams. The home of William Smith,
haberdasher, reputed to have been Shakespeare's godfather.
(VCH (offprint): Styles P: The Borough of Stratford-upon-Avon
and the Parish of Alveston: London: 1946-: 15).

Listing NGR: SP2015155028

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