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The Castle Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Radway, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1239 / 52°7'25"N

Longitude: -1.4556 / 1°27'20"W

OS Eastings: 437370

OS Northings: 247425

OS Grid: SP373474

Mapcode National: GBR 6QK.YL8

Mapcode Global: VHBYB.QWC6

Plus Code: 9C4W4GFV+HQ

Entry Name: The Castle Inn

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Last Amended: 8 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306191

ID on this website: 101024196

Location: Edgehill, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX15

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Radway

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Radway St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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The Castle Inn

(Formerly listed as Edge Hill Tower)


Shown on O.S. map as Edgehill Tower.
Ornamental sham castle, now public house. c.1746-1747, with mid/late C19 additions. Designed by Sanderson Miller for himself. Ironstone ashlar. Roof of tower not visible; C19 additions have hipped tile roofs and brick lateral and ridge stacks.

Octagonal tower, with C19 wing to left and rear additions.Castellated Gothick style. Five storeys to front, six to rear due to steeply sloping site. Single storey addition to front has shallow gable, moulded cornice and solid stone roof. Pointed arched doorway with C20 door. First floor has cinqfoil window. Second floor has corbels formerly supporting bridge to gateway (q.v.), now a separate structure. Ogee arched doorway set in round arch, with shield above; C20 plank door. Lancets, moulded four-centred lancets with glazing bars and two-light windows with Y-tracery. Right return side has blind quatrefoil on ground floor. To rear canted sides have blind cross-slits on first floor. Machicolated battlements. C19 wing. Two storeys, three-window range. Entrance on right has pointed arch and plank door. Double-chamfered lancet above two-light windows with plate tracery of lancets and blind quatrefoil in outer chamfered order. Crenellated parapet. Left return side has one-window range with similar tracery, three-light on ground floor. Further two-window range set back as arched doorway and lancets.

Interior: ground floor unaltered. Second floor of tower noted as having octagonal room with Gothick plaster decoration.

The Castle was part of Miller's work on his Radway Grange property, including the erection of Egge Cottage (q.v.), with which it forms a group.

Listing NGR: SP3737047425

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