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Maxstoke, Warwickshire

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Maxstoke, Warwickshire

Maxstoke is a hamlet in the North Warwickshire district of the county of Warwickshire, England.
Administrative CountyWarwickshire
Traditional CountyWarwickshire
OS GridSP2386
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWarwickshire
 

Other names by which Maxstoke, Warwickshire has been known in the past

Maxstocke

Maxstoke, Warwickshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

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.

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