Stone House, Market Cross and Lloyds TSB, High Street, Henley-in-Arden
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The historic buildings around this area of High Street were another reason that I wanted to come to Henley-in-Arden. Being that I keep seeing them (at least the Lloyds TSB bank) when passing through the area.
This is the Lloyds TSB bank on High Street in Henley-in-Arden. Directly behind the remains of the Market Cross.
It is Grade II listed.
House, from 1943 a bank. Late C16 or C17 origins with
extensive reconstruction in 1916 with contemporary shop front.
Brick and roughcast with timber-frame to first floor; gabled
roof with renewed tiles and brick ridge stack with 2 octagonal
shafts with raised lattice work. T-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 3-window range plus cross-wing to left
end. Roughcast with central gable with decorative
timber-framing; wing has brick ground floor and timber-framed
first floor with jettied gable with decorative framing.
Ground floor has 4 windows with narrow sills and bowed 8/8
horned sashes, one to right end replaced by automatic teller
machine; bowed shop window to left has panelled pilaster to
right and frieze and cornice over small-paned glazing; first
floor has windows with 2-light leaded casements flanking
window with similar 1:2:1-light casement; gable with small
window with 2-light leaded casement with iron opening
Wing has 3 small windows to ground floor with tile flat arches
over bowed small-paned and leaded glazing; first floor with
canted oriel with leaded glazing. 2 enriched rainwater heads.
Left return facing Market Cross (qv) has timber-framed first
floor with large gable with decorative glazing; double-fronted
shop front with panelled pilasters and frieze with paterae
over pilasters and cornice over paired panelled doors and
small-paned bow windows. First floor has window with paired
2-light leaded casements. Lantern with enriched wrought-iron
bracket to right end.
Rear has similar details to cross wing, with plaque with
boar’s head crest pierced by arrow and lettering: W/ J/ F/
1916. Some C17 or C18 brick with large external stack with C20
top and large gabled C19 wing to right with segmental-headed
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Important position facing Market Place and closing view along
High Street from north.
(Cooper W: Henley-in-Arden: An Ancient Market Town:
Birmingham: 1946-: 100).
This is the remains of the Market Cross in front of the Lloyds Bank. Currently it is surrounded by building barriers, perhaps it is being restored, or maybe to protect it.
It is Grade II listed.
Remains of market cross. Medieval, probably C15. Limestone. 2
stone steps to base, and worn tapering shaft approx. 3m high
with wrought-iron support rods. Recorded as having head with 4
niches containing figures of Crucifixion, Holy Trinity, St
Peter and, possibly, Virgin and Child until 1894; remains of
head now kept in Guildhall. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 310; Victoria County History: Styles P: Victoria
History of the County of Warwickshire: 1945-: 206-12).
This Georgian building is Stone House at 123 High Street in Henley-in-Arden. It is near a tudor era building (to the left of it).
It is Grade II listed.
House, now offices. c1750 with some C19 and C20 restoration.
Dressed stone with ashlar front, and brick rear wing;
double-gabled tile roof with stacks. Georgian style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Plat band
over ground floor and first-floor sill band; top dentilled
cornice and pediment the width of the building. Round-headed
entrance has impost bands and fanlight with thick radial
glazing bars over 6-fielded-panel door; steps with
wrought-iron handrails; flanking canted bay windows have
cornices over 4/4:10/10:4/4 sash windows, that to left with
lower glazing bars removed, and flat roofs extended as hood
First floor windows have balustraded aprons; the central
window with architrave, frieze and consoled, dentilled,
cornice over 6/6 sash; the central second-floor window has
sill, and architrave to 3/3 sash.
Outer windows in tall round-headed recesses with, to first
floor, tripartite sashes with 2/2:6/6:2/2 glazing and, to
second floor, Diocletian windows with apron panels and central
Rear wing has rubble plinth and 5 round-headed recesses with
stone imposts; first floor has segmental-headed recesses with
small later windows; to right a lean-to outshut with small
attached gabled wing.
INTERIOR: has dog-leg staircase with square newels, simply
turned balusters with middle cubes and moulded handrails.
(Victoria County History: Styles P: Victoria History of the
County of Warwickshire: 1945-: 206-12; Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: Warwickshire: London: 1966-: 310).
Stone House is occupied by Leader: PR, Design and Marketing.
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