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Latitude: 52.1928 / 52°11'33"N
Longitude: -1.7093 / 1°42'33"W
OS Eastings: 419965
OS Northings: 254987
OS Grid: SP199549
Mapcode National: GBR 4LT.DPG
Mapcode Global: VHBY0.B46V
Entry Name: 27 and 28, Wood Street
Listing Date: 9 February 1972
Last Amended: 4 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187874
English Heritage Legacy ID: 366463
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
STRATFORD UPON AVON
604-1/9/261 WOOD STREET
04-SEP-03 (South side)
27 AND 28
(Formerly listed as:
26 AND 28)
Town house, now office and shop. Early C16; 1st lease dated
1535, but may incorporate some earlier work as site was
tenanted back to 1440s; no evidence of fire here in late C16.
Timber-frame and plaster and some brick infill; renewed tile
roof with cross-axial stack.
2 storeys; 4-window range; upper floor jettied on exposed
soffit timbers on both fronts (Wood and Rother Streets).
Ground floor has C20 shop windows and entrances, some
decorative brick nogging below and between windows; 1st floor
has small square window, large and small 3-light windows, the
latter possibly originally oriel, 2-light window to right end,
all at least early C19, with leaded glazing. Wall posts to
ground floor and dragon beam with simply carved face and
simple enrichment to ?C20 post.
Right return to Rother Street has shop windows; 1st floor has
two C20 leaded 3-light casements; 3-light window to attic;
wing of single storey and attic to right has close studding
over shop window and gabled dormer with 2-light leaded
casement. Bracketed corner post supporting dragonbeam. Early
C19 casements. Early central stack; old tiles. C20 shop
fronts. Rear has some exposed timber-frame and gabled wing and
catslide roof to wing with large flat-roofed C20 dormer
INTERIOR: exposed beams, some broadly chamfered, and fireplace
(Bearman R: Stratford-upon-Avon: A History of its Streets and
Buildings: Nelson: 1988-: 61).
Listing NGR: SP1996554987
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