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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GUILD ROOMS THE PORCH

List entry Number: 1300206

Location

GUILD ROOMS, BEARLEY ROAD
THE PORCH, BEARLEY ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityAston Cantlow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Oct-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305353

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History

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Details

ASTON CANTLOW BEARLEY ROAD SP15NW (East side) 7/6 Guild Rooms and The Porch 01/02/67 (Formerly listed as Nos.15, 16 and 17 High Street)

GV II*

Village rooms and flat. Formerly 3 cottages; originally the Guild House. Mid C15; altered C19. Converted 1960 (datestone). Timber framed; close studding with lath and plaster infill, and brick plinth. Mid C20 tile roof; brick ridge stack. Original plan indeterminate. 2 storeys and attic; 4 bays. Front jettied on square posts and curved brackets. Ground floor has 3 plank doors and adjoining 3-light iron casements. Open whitewashed brick and lias porch on right has arched studded door in wooden arch. First floor has single curved tension brace. Small C20 wood casements. Leaded lights throughout. Left return side has 2 large curved tension braces on ground floor, and jowled posts. Blocked 2-light windows on each floor. Attic window. To rear: Ground floor partly underbuilt and plastered, partly of lias. First floor has close studding. Interior: Exposed framing. Jowled posts. Queen strut roof with massive timbers and curved windbraces. The building was the hall of a Guild dedicated in honour of St. Mary. In the C17 and C18 the upper chamber was used for manor courts. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.32; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.76).

Listing NGR: SP1387859912

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 32
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 76

National Grid Reference: SP 13879 59912

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