Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Maxstoke

Maxstoke, par. and vil., Warwickshire, on river Blythe, 24, miles SE. of Coleshill, 2701 ac., pop. 241; Maxstoke Castle, seat, is of time Edward III.; it is a picturesque building, a considerable part of it remaining in the same state as when erected; it is in the form of a parallelogram, with a hexagonal tower at each corner, and is surrounded by a moat; a priory of the same date as the castle is represented by ruins of a fine gateway and by the tower of the church.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Maxstoke CP/AP       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Maxstoke

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