Henley In Arden: Yew Tree House


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.

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.