Description: Radway Institute
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306198
OS Grid Reference: SP3712948273
OS Grid Coordinates: 437129, 248273
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1315, -1.4590
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RADWAY TYSOE ROAD
SP3648 (North side)
8/87 Radway Institute
Village hall. Dated 1852. Built for and endowed by John Chambers. Regular
coursed ironstone. Tile roofs have coped gable parapets with kneelers. L-plan
with main range at right angles to road. Gothic Revival style. One-bay entrance
front. Central gabled porch has 6-panelled double-leaf door in chamfered Tudor
arched doorway with straight head and moulded spandrels. Datestone above has
shield with initials CC,RN and JC. Hollow-chamfered 4-centred lancet in square
chamfered surround with moulded spandrels. Door and windows throughout have hood
moulds and foliage-carved block stops. Quatrefoil shield panel in gable apex.
Return sides have windows of 3 lancets in square heads with moulded spandrels.
Left side: 2-window range. Small wing at right angles has late C20 glazed double
doors. Right side to Kineton Road: 3-window range. Built as 'The Church
Institute, for the encouragement of general literature' (Kelly), on a site given
by Charles Chambers, who built and endowed the school (now The School House
(Kelly's Directory of Warwickshire, 1892, p.169).
Listing NGR: SP3712948273
Source: English Heritage
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