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Gatehouse at the Castle Inn, Ratley and Upton

Description: Gatehouse at the Castle Inn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 306190

OS Grid Reference: SP3738247415
OS Grid Coordinates: 437382, 247415
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1238, -1.4554

Location: Radway, Warwickshire OX15 6DJ

Locality: Ratley and Upton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6DJ

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Listing Text

The Grade shall be amended to II*

In the entry for:-


3/79 Gatehouse at The Castle Inn
(formerly listed as Edge Hill


3/79 Gatehouse at The Castle Inn
07/01/52 (Formerly listed as Edge Hill


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.

Listing NGR: SP3738247415

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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