Heritage Open Days 9-18 September 2022 - What will you discover?

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Alcester Baptist Chapel and Meeting House

Alcester Baptist Church, Church Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AJ

The first chapel was used for worship until 1860 but then became the Sunday school room. There was a great demand for education at that time. The…

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Alcester War Memorial Town Hall

Henley Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5QX

This is a historic 17th Century Grade I listed building that celebrated its 400th year anniversary in 2018. The building has many original…

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Church House, Alcester

Church House, 17 Butter Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AL

Once a grand medieval timber-framed dwelling house with a utility house to the rear, the front house was converted to Edwardian Meeting Hall in…

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Coughton Court

Coughton Court, Coughton, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA

Coughton has been home to the Throckmorton family for more than 600 years. Facing persecution for their Catholic faith, they were willing to risk…

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Roman Alcester Museum

Warwickshire County Council, Alcester Library & Roman Museum, Priory Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5DZ

Roman Alcester Museum displays Roman artefacts (including pottery, coins, jewellery, gemstones, bottles & glassware) that have been found within…

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St Nicholas Church, Alcester

St. Nicholas Church, Butter Street, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5AL

St Nicholas Church is well known for its iconic location in the town centre, dominated by its 14th-century tower with an unusually located clock…

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St John the Baptist Church, Lower Shuckburgh

St John the Baptist Church, Sawbridge Road, Lower Shuckburgh , Daventry , Warwickshire, NN11 6DY

St John the Baptist church was built on site of the original church, which was destroyed by fire. The designs and ideas have Moorish design…

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Holy Trinity Church, Hatton

Birmingham Road, Hatton, Warwickshire, CV35 7LB

Described as 'a fine example of Victorian Gothic', the church is Grade II* listed. It was mainly rebuilt in 1880 by W Young for the Hewletts of…

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Henley in Arden Guildhall - Hidden Spaces

The Guildhall, High Street, Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, B95 5AU

There are some spaces that are not normally open to the public - during this event there will be the opportunity to investigate what hides behind…

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Kenilworth Abbey Museum and Heritage Centre

Abbey Fields, Kenilworth, Warwickshire

This tour will bring to life the people who lived and worked at the magnificent Augustinian Abbey and you can find out why there is so little left…

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St Nicholas Church, Kenilworth

St Nicholas Church, Bridge Street/Abbey Fields, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1BP

The historic building features a fine 14th century west tower and spire, decorated arches and perpendicular clerestory restored in 1864.

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Discover Ladbroke Church

Ladbroke Church, Church Road, Ladbroke, Warwickshire, CV47 2DF

All Saints Church with its unusual striped tower, Gilbert Scott interior and fine stained glass stands in a picture postcard setting within the…

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All Saints’ Parish Church, Leamington

Victoria Terrace, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1AA

Discover this large French style Gothic parish church built between 1843-1902, with fragments of the medieval church, largely rebuilt to…

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Binswood Hall

Binswood Hall, Binswood Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5SE

Visitors will enjoy a self guided tour through the history steeped Binswood Hall, a former school and now home to Audley Binswood, a retirement…

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Church of Our Lady

The Church of Our Lady, Valley Road, Lillington, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 7SJ

Our Lady's Church is a beautiful Grade II listed building in the heart of Warwickshire. It is a hidden gem with simply stunning stained glass…

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Foundry Wood

66 Princes Drive, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 6AF

Take a stroll around this fascinating site with links to the railways and foundries and find out more about the recent conversion into a community…

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Holy Trinity Church

9 Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 5RE

Grade II listed building which was originally built as a proprietary chapel in 1847. It has a Daniel Cottier Arts & Crafts stained glass window,…

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Leamington Society - Guided Walk: Famous authors and their visits to Leamington

All Saints Church, 1 Priory Terrace, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1AA

Famous writers came to Royal Leamington Spa, because of its fame as a spa town, which people visited not only for their health but also for…

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Leamington Society - Heritage Walk

Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Pump Rooms, Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4AA

A guided tour of a selection of the town's more noteworthy buildings and gardens.

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Leamington Society guided walk - Jephson Gardens: its history and trees

Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Jephson Gardens are a very special place in Leamington. Come and take a tour of the gardens and learn about their history and identify some of its…

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Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

Royal Pump Rooms , Lower Parade, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4AA

Join a curator from Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum as they take you on a historical tour of the Royal Pump Rooms building.

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Leamington Station

Network Rail Ltd, Leamington Spa Railway Station, Old Warwick Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 3NS

Take a guided tour of Leamington’s award winning station gardens together with the public areas of the restored Grade II listed Art Deco buildings.

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Our Lady’s Catholic Church, Lillington

Valley Road, Lillington, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 7SJ

Our Lady's Church is a beautiful Grade II listed building in the heart of Warwickshire. It is a hidden gem with simply stunning stained glass…

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Polish Centre

54 High Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1LW

Leamington Spa’s first Town Hall and Police Station, designed by Russell and opened in 1830, has been the Polish Centre since 1968. Visitors…

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St Anne’s Catholic Church, Wappenbury

St Anne's Catholic Church, Wappenbury, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV33 9DW

The church sits on an old Roman encampment with a rich history going back to the 18th century. The church was completely restored in 2014 using…

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St Chad’s Church

Church Hill, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV33 9RJ

The building has its roots deep in history, parts of which go back to the 12th Century. The aisle and tower were added in the late 14th and early…

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St Margaret’s Church, Hunningham

School Lane, Hunningham, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV33 9DS

The church is built of Ashlar sandstone with Victorian additions and a wooden bell tower. The west wall consists of a huge exterior buttress and a…

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St Mary’s Allotments

St Mary's Allotments, Radford Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1LQ

Established in 1894, the allotment site has a diversity of shed designs including riverside chalets on the banks of the River Leam. A haven of…

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St Mary’s Church

St Mary's Church, St Mary's Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1JN

St Mary's Church was designed in 1838-39 by J G Jackson and constructed almost entirely in a stucco finish, including the tower. Take a look…

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St Mary’s Church, Cubbington

Church Lane, Cubbington, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 7JT

The church has exceptional stained glass windows and is surrounded by an award winning churchyard. Bells were hung in the church tower in the…

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St.Marys Allotments, Royal Leamington Spa

Radford Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 1LQ

'Sculptures, Sheds and Chalets' Established in 1894 as 'St. Mary's Cottagers' and General Horticultural & Industrial Society', with Alderman…

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Marton Museum of Country Bygones

Louisa Ward Close, Marton, Warwickshire, CV23 9SA

An eclectic mix of artefacts showing how people lived and worked in the country. This small museum had been closed for some years following the…

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Astley Castle

Astley Castle, Astley, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7QD

The ancient moated site of Astley Castle holds award-winning modern accommodation clasped within the shell of a medieval castle. Floor-to-ceiling…

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St Mary the Virgin Astley Church

1 Post Office Row, Castle Drive, Astley, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 7QS

Astley Church was built in 1343 by Sir Thomas Astley and he called it “my fair and beautiful Collegiate church”. The church was built in the…

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Art at the Alex

Art at the Alex, 72-73 James Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2SL

This Victorian building (previously a pub/brewery) offers a garden and indoor spaces to observe Rugby artists and makers as they demonstrate their…

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CEMEX Rugby Cement Plant

Cemex Rugby Cement Plant, New Rugby Works, Lawford Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2RY

Cement has been produced on this site in Rugby since the middle of the 19th century and the current plant is one of the largest in the UK…

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Heritage Treasure Hunt

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Oliver Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2LE

We invite you to join us for this evening event, starting in our building on Oliver Street, as we race from devious clue to devious clue around…

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Historic Guided Tour of Rugby Including Inventors and Inventions

Visitor Centre, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ

Meet at the Visitor Centre and enjoy a Town Tour that focuses on the rich heritage of Rugby and those that helped make it famous with an…

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History Tour on Vintage Midland Red Bus

Visitor Centre, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV213BZ

Enjoy a trip down memory lane on a No. 5905 Midland Red class S22 single-deck bus built by the Midland Red company in Birmingham in 1968. Hop on…

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Orthodox Church of the Ascension

The Chapel, The Cemetery, Clifton Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3QW

Visit this chapel for an informal and interesting tour and description of the holy icons and other artefacts.

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Princethorpe College

Princethorpe College, Leamington Road, Princethorpe, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9PX

From 1833 until 1966, St Mary's Priory was home to a congregation of Benedictine nuns who ran a boarding school for girls. This community sold the…

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St Edith’s Church, Monks Kirby

St Edith's Church, Millers Lane, Monks Kirby, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0QX

The first church on the site of St Edith’s is said to have been founded in 917 by Ethelfleda, daughter of Alfred the Great. However, the current…

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St Marie’s RC Church, Rugby

The Presbytery, Oak Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 5EL

St Marie's Church, Dunchurch Road, RUGBY The remarkable spire of St Marie's church has graced the skyline of Rugby and welcomed visitors to the…

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Talk and Tea with the Mayor of Rugby

Council Chamber, Town Hall, Evreux Way, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2RR

Meet the Mayor and find out what happens in the Council Chamber and also the history of the building, then move to the Mayor’s Parlour to take…

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Tin Type Trailer

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3BZ

Presented by the creator of Professor Pumpernickel, showcasing this spectacular performance on the evolution of flash photography, expect loud…

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Baddesley Clinton

National Trust, Baddesley Clinton Hall, Knowle, Solihull, Warwickshire, B93 0DQ

The magic of Baddesley Clinton comes from its secluded, timeless setting deep within its own parkland. From refuge to haven, this atmospheric…

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Packwood House

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull, Warwickshire, B94 6AT

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and countryside, Packwood was described by a guest in the 1930s as ‘a house to dream of, a garden to dream…

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Southam Heritage Collection Guided History Walk

Unit C, Southam Heritage Collection, High Street, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 0HB

A guided walk through Southam from the church to the Bowling Green Inn at the top of town, reveals its origins as a medieval market town from…

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St James Church Southam CV47 0JA Open for viewing and refreshments.

St James Church , Park Lane, Southam, Warwickshire, CV47 0JA

Come and view the 14th century listed St James Church and churchyard. As you enter from Park Lane see the Lych gate constructed in 1938 and the…

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St Mary’s Church, Stoneleigh

Church Lane, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, CV8 3DN

It contains fine examples of a chancel arch late 11th/early 12th century stonework on the font, important memorials and hatchments along with…

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The Guild Chapel, Stratford-Upon-Avon

The Guild Chapel, Chapel Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6EP

FREE Guided Tour – Midday every day from 9th – 18th September Step inside to see the extraordinary medieval wall paintings Shakespeare’s…

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Alderson House

23 High Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4AX

Alderson House is the meeting place for the Freemasons in Warwick. It is a beautiful post-Fire Georgian building with many original features and…

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Alderson House, Warwick

Alderson House (Warwick) Ltd, Alderson House, 23 High Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4AX

Come and have a tour of our lovely building, see the impressive original grand staircase, the scary cellars and other original features. Don't…

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All Saints Church, Ladbroke

All Saints' Church , Church Road, Ladbroke, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV47 2DF

Discover more about this recently repaired 700 year old church and historic village. Come and see a great example of local geology, fossils and a…

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Chedham’s Yard

Chedhams Yard, Church Walk, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 9QT

See our 'time-capsule' workshops - where 5 generations of the Chedham family worked for over 150 years. Take a fascinating volunteer-led guided…

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Collegiate Church of St Mary’s Warwick

Collegiate Church of St. Mary, Old Square, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4RA

Set in the heart of Warwick, St Mary’s dates back nearly 900 years and is one of the largest parish churches in England. Why not visit and see…

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Guy’s Cliffe Walled Garden

Coventry Road, Guy's Cliffe, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 5FJ

Come and explore the fascinating history of Guy’s Cliffe walled gardens, dating from the 1770s and supplying the Guy’s Cliffe estate until the…

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Guys Cliffe Centre

Coventry Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 5YD

Set in eight acres of parkland this ancient location is where the legendary Guy of Warwick lived and died as a hermit. The site was also a Saxon…

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Hill Close Gardens

Hill Close Gardens Trust, Bread & Meat Close, Warwick , Warwickshire

An opportunity to visit rare survivals of Victorian gardens once used by townsfolk living above their business to escape from the crowded town.…

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St John the Baptist Church, Wasperton

St John the Baptist Church, Wasperton, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8EB

Step inside and see the pulpit from 1600 and an 18th century wrought iron communion rail. There is also a timber porch and bellcote with spirelet…

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St Mary’s Church, Haseley

St Mary's Church, Haseley , Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 7LS

Explore this historic church located in beautiful surroundings which offers the opportunity to see its unique Throckmorton brass and medieval…

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St Nicholas Church

St Nicholas Church, St Nicholas Church Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4JD

Built by Thomas Johnson of Warwick. The church pre-dates the Victorian excesses and has a rare, delicate, simple style.

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St Paul’s Church

Friars Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 6HD

Following the growth in the population of Warwick in the early 1800s, the church was originally used as a cemetery chapel for the larger Warwick…

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St Peter’s Church, Barford

Church Street, Barford, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 8ES

Discover the church that was built in the 1840s and the several fine memorials and a rare churching pew. In the churchyard is the grave of Joseph…

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The Court House Warwick

Court House, Jury Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4EW

The Court House, Jury Street is nestled in the heart of Warwick steps away from Warwick Castle and St. Mary’s Church. The Court House replaced a…

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Warwick’s Secret Spaces - Guided Walk

The Court House and Visitor Information Centre , Castle Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4EW

A chance to discover the many hidden green spaces behind Warwick’s fine buildings, find the surprising little ways between them and learn how…

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Warwickshire County Records Office

Warwickshire County Records Office , Priory Park, Cape Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4JS

A behind-the-scenes tour of the Warwickshire County Record Office. Visit the strong-rooms and find out about the work of the archivists to care…

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