Henley In Arden: Stone House

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Located on High Street is Stone House. Built in circa 1750, the building is now used as offices but was once an asylum, post office and telephone exchange. Georgian in its architectural style, the building features a symmetrical stone facade, dentilled cornice, tripartite sash windows and pediment.

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The central consoled window (above) details architrave, frieze and cornice. Stone House is Grade II listed.

Henley In Arden: The Old School

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Located on High Street is the former school. Built in a Gothic Revival style in 1883, the single storey building features limestone ashlar dressings, central bell turret and brick chimneys.

 

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The gabled centre with bell turret above the trefoil relieving arch

 

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The facade features symmetrical arched windows and the building is Grade II listed. 

Henley In Arden: Thai Cottage

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Located on High Street is the timber framed building now home to the restaurant – Thai Cottage.
The two storey former private dwelling dates to the 17th century and features a jettied gable cross, canted bay window with tiled roof and casement windows.
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The painted brick exterior on Station Road
The building is Grade II listed

 

 

Henley In Arden: Yew Tree House

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Located on High Street is Yew Tree House. Dating to 1579, the timber framed building features a porch with panelled pilasters, a projected canted bay with frieze and casement windows. The iron railings have spear-head finials and the rusticated brick piers of the gate have ashlar ball finials.

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Yew Tree House was the home of William James who was an English Land Agent and Surveyor.
Born in Henley in Arden, he became known as ‘the father of the railway system’. The son of a solicitor, he himself qualified as a solicitor  and was involved in canal and coal interests across the West Midlands.
Yew Tree House is Grade II listed.