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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: THE WHITE SWAN HOTEL

List entry Number: 1382311

Location

THE WHITE SWAN HOTEL, 100, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityHenley-in-Arden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482678

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History

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Details

HENLEY-IN-ARDEN

SP1566 HIGH STREET 652-1/10/48 (West side) 06/02/52 No.100 The White Swan Hotel

GV II*

House, now house and public house. Late C16 with early C17 refronting and C19 alterations and additions. Brick with limestone ashlar dressings, and timber-frame with brick or plastered infill; gabled tile roof with C19 brick end stack and cross-axial stack. 3-unit plan plus cross-wing to right end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; 4-window range. 2 units to left of brick with ashlar quoins, timber-framed jettied gable to left end; wing has jettied first floor and gable. Entrance to left end has recessed-chamfered ashlar architrave with renewed lintel and label to C20 plank door; throughway to right of centre has paired panelled gates. Two 2-storey canted bay windows to left of centre have ashlar quoins and timber top cornices, each floor with 1:1:3:1:1-light recessed-chamfered mullioned windows with C19 or C20 leaded glazing; wing has ashlar-dressed brick base to similar canted bay window, but with wood mullions and narrower window to first floor bacause of jetty; first floor has window with renewed 3-light transomed casement over throughway. Gable to left end has a 3-light leaded metal casement, and similar window to gable of cross-wing. 2 hipped roof dormers have 2-light leaded casements. Right half has close-studded ground floor and square framing to first floor, right wing with decorative framing to first floor and gable head. Similar framing to left gable head. Enriched wrought-iron sign bracket. Rear has varied gabled wings, some timber-framing to cross-wing, with 3-panel door and brick addition. INTERIOR: some exposed beams, but much alteration. (Victoria County History: Styles P: Victoria History of the County of Warwickshire: 1945-: 207).





Listing NGR: SP1506266043

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Styles, P, The Victoria History of the County of Warwickshire, (1945), 207

National Grid Reference: SP 15073 66041

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