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Latitude: 52.1918 / 52°11'30"N
Longitude: -1.7073 / 1°42'26"W
OS Eastings: 420107
OS Northings: 254876
OS Grid: SP201548
Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.F6G
Mapcode Global: VHBY0.C59M
Entry Name: Garrick Inn
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187814
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366288
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37
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
SP2054NW HIGH STREET
604-1/10/122 (West side)
Public house. c1596; facade heavily restored c1912, replacing
c1800 brick front. Timber-frame with plaster infill; tile roof
with rear brick stacks.
3 storeys; symmetrical 2-window range. 1st and 2nd floors
jettied on brackets, moulded bressumer to 2nd floor; two C20
gables to attic with enriched barge-boards. Entrance to left
end has stained-glass overlight to plank door. Ground and 1st
floors have 3-light wooden mullioned and transomed windows,
those to ground floor with continuous row of small square
lights above; attic has 2-light windows; all with leaded
glazing. Upper floors have square framing with concave-sided
diamonds. Early C20 bracketed timber sign board. Rear wing
with cross-axial stack.
INTERIOR: exposed timber-framing and beams.
HISTORICAL NOTE: said to have been the place where the plague
of 1564 started and to have been an inn from 1718; name
changed from the Greyhound to the Garrick in 1795, in honour
of David Garrick, who did much for the town's tourist trade by
his encouragement of enthusiasm for Shakespeare.
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 40; Fogg N: Stratford-upon-Avon:
Portrait of a Town: Chichester: 1986-: 16, 100; Forrest H E:
The Old Houses of Stratford-upon-Avon: London: 1925-: 72).
Listing NGR: SP2010754876
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