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Latitude: 52.1241 / 52°7'26"N
Longitude: -1.4548 / 1°27'17"W
OS Eastings: 437423
OS Northings: 247450
OS Grid: SP374474
Mapcode National: GBR 6QK.YTY
Mapcode Global: VHBYB.QWS1
Entry Name: Egge Cottage
Listing Date: 8 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355541
English Heritage Legacy ID: 306189
Location: Radway, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Radway
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Radway St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
In the entry for:-
SP34NE RADWAY EDGEHILL
Cottage. 1744, with C20 alterations and large late C20 addition. Designed by
Sanderson Miller. Regular coursed ironstone with irregular quoins. Concrete tile
roof; C19 brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. Picturesque Gothick style. 2 storeys to
road, 3 storeys to rear due to steeply sloping site. Entrance side: one-window
range. Slightly recessed centre. Central entrance has chamfered Gothic arched
doorway; C20 part-glazed door; stone steps. One-light casement to right. First
floor has central plain 2-light stone-mullioned window. Left return side lower
ground floor has wide 4-centre arch with outer arch of large voussoirs and C20
tripartite window with central 4-centre arched glazed door. Ground floor has
window with simple Y-tracery. First floor has lancet. Rear: 2-window range.
Splayed plinth. 2 massive but lower round angle projections with concrete tile
roofs. Lower ground floor has window of 4 lancets in straight head with
relieving arch of large voussoirs. Right turret has small window. Ground floor
has 2 windows with Y-tracery. First floor raised mid/late C20. 2 casements.
Substantial 4-window range addition, possibly incorporating former outbuilding
of limestone. Porch with arched stable door. Interior not inspected. Egge
Cottage was originally thatched, and was formerly known as the Thatched Cottage.
Miller built it for himself to appear as a romantic ruin. It was "Miller's first
essay in the Picturesque" (Pevsner) and formed part of his work on his Radway
Grange property, including the erection of the castle, now The Castle Inn
(q.v.), with which Egge Cottage forms a group.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.380; R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional
Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963, p.199).
Listing NGR: SP3742347450
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