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IoE Number: 127056
Location: LATIMER'S, STRATFORD ROAD (north side)
Photographer: Mr Peter Harnwell
Date Photographed: 06 March 2005
Date listed: 25 August 1960
Date of last amendment: 25 August 1960
Grade II

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SP 14 SWWESTON SUBEDGESTRATFORD ROAD(north side)4/139Latimer's25.8.60

SP 14 SW WESTON SUBEDGE STRATFORD ROAD (north side) 4/139 Latimer's 25.8.60 II Large house, once formerly a coaching inn. C16; enlarged early C17. Limestone ashlar with stone slate roof. C17 wing added across end of C16 house to form T-plan; second C17 wing beyond; all two-storey with attic. Earlier house: parapet with 2 blocked ovolo moulded 3-light parapet windows and dormer windows behind; 4- centred arched doorway; alterations at north end; doorway with moulded flat stone hood on stone brackets on west side. Cross wing has gable chimney at east end with paired diagonal shafts; 2 small round-headed windows to left; at west gable end 2 12-light mullioned and transomed windows with cavetto moulding and hood. End wing has 2 and 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned windows and laternal chimney, again with paired diagonal shafts; finely carved coronet finials topped by fleur-de-lys decoration. Service wing to west has timber casement windows on north side; cross-roll saddles to gables. Chimneys have moulded caps. Attached screen wall with round arched opening incorporating imposts and keystone with date shield above: 1617 EB. C19 coach house beyond. Interior: much altered in C16 wing, but some timber framing visible; small raised upper floor stone fireplace survives. Late Jacobean stone fireplace and door screen in C17 wing; another carved stone fireplace with foliage decoration in adjacent room. Said once to have been the home of Bishop Latimer of Worcester.

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