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2, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Alcester, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.215 / 52°12'53"N

Longitude: -1.8694 / 1°52'9"W

OS Eastings: 409018

OS Northings: 257423

OS Grid: SP090574

Mapcode National: GBR 3K2.262

Mapcode Global: VHB08.KL2C

Entry Name: 2, High Street

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305226

Location: Alcester, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B49

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Alcester

Built-Up Area: Alcester

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Alcester St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP0857 (East side)
4/67 No.2


House, now shops and flats. Wrongly dated 1525 in C20 numerals above passage
door; formerly said to be dated 1625 on a plaster panel (VCH). Timber framed:
small framing; gables have some ornamental panelling. Lath and plaster infill.
Ground floor plastered brick. Tile roof; brick internal stacks. U-plan. 2
storeys and attic with twin gables; 2-window range. Ground floor built under,
with two C20 doors and shop fronts. C20 door to central passage. C20 casements.
Gables have moulded scrolled barge boards of 2 different designs. Rear: 2 timber
framed gabled wings with jowled posts. Shorter wing on right has late C20
boarding on gable. Between wing and front range there is a massive lias and
brick stack with 3 truncated square brick shafts with V-shaped pilaster strips.
C19 and C20 additions. Interior: Shop on right has open fireplace. Bressumer and
ceiling beams stepped stop-chamfered. Good carved acanthus scroll bracket.
Exposed framing. Old 6-panelled door on first floor.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.10).

Listing NGR: SP0901857423

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