Architectural & Historical

Thomas Oken Tea Rooms

Thomas Oken Tea Rooms

Set against the castle wall, this beautiful old building was built over 500 years ago for its namesake, a wealthy and philanthropic merchant. Thomas Oken died on 29th July 1573 and left most of his money in trust to aid the poor and to fund education a ...
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Tudor House Inn

Tudor House Inn

An ornately framed half-timbered building, constructed in the early 17th century and situated in West Street.
Extensive restoration of this attractive three-storey inn has revealed the original timber facade of it's elegant four bays.
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Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle

The castle is built upon a rocky site beside the River Avon, first chosen by William the Conqueror, for an earlier Motte and Bailey.
The present building dates from the 13th century, with the principal towers being added in the 14th and 15th cen ...
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Warwick Court House

Warwick Court House

This classical building designed and built in 1725 by Francis Smith, contains a fine Georgian Ballroom.

It was constructed on a site given by Robert Dudley, in exchange for the buildings now forming the Lord Leycester Hospital.

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Warwick Gas Works

Warwick Gas Works

This gas works, one of the oldest and best preserved in the world, was built in 1822 next to the Saltisford Canal Basin.
This elegant building has octagonal towers at either end, in which the gasholders were contained, and a central office area. ...
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Warwickshire Museum and Cafe at Market Hall

Warwickshire Museum and Cafe at Market Hall

Built in 1670, it originally contained arches on all four walls (later converted to windows), to provide under-cover space for stalls.

In the 19th century, the archways were railed off, and the space was used for stocks. These were on wheel ...
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