GATEHOUSE AT THE CASTLE INN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1355560
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE AT THE CASTLE INN

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEHOUSE AT THE CASTLE INN

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Parish:
Radway
National Grid Reference:
SP3737647417

Details

The Grade shall be amended to II*

In the entry for:-

SP34NE RADWAY EDGEHILL 3/79

Gatehouse at The Castle Inn (formerly listed as Edge Hill Tower)

GV

RADWAY EDGEHILL

SP34NE 3/79 07/01/52

Gatehouse at The Castle Inn (Formerly listed as Edge Hill Tower)

GV II

Gatehouse. Formerly attached to The Castle Inn. Designed by Sanderson Miller for himself. c.1746-1747. Ironstone ashlar. Castellated Gothick style. 2 storeys, with 3 storey turrets; front partly below road level and obscured by later causeway across blocked archway; 3 bays. Square turret on left has machicolations and moulded battlements. Small lancets, blind to front. Lower truncated turret on right, probably originally similar, has single-pitch roof sloping to right. Arched gateway between has plank door with shields above. To rear: 2-storey recessed archway. Large stone bracket to each side formerly supported a bridge to The Castle Inn (q.v). Central arched doorway to vaulted chamber. Turrets have chamfered plinth. Blind cross slit windows. and lancets above. Inner faces have arched doorways to ground and second floors. The gateway formed part of the Castle, also known as Edgehill Tower. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.V, p.142; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.380; R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963. p.199).

Listing NGR: SP3737647417

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
306190
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W , The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1949), 142
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 380
Wood-Jones, R B, Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, (1963), 199

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08547/35
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