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  Arthur Measures Mill Street Garden
by andywing

Leave the castle from its main driveway and turn immediately right, down Mill Street.

This street was completely untouched by the great fire of Warwick in 1694 and after the new bridge was built in 1751 and the bridge at the bottom of Mill Street pulled down, the place has been left as a quiet backwater cul de sac.

The only thing missing from this medieval scene is the thatched roofs, outlawed in Warwick after the fire of 1694.

At the bottom of the street there is the house of the recently deceased Arthur Measures.

For years he opened his garden to the public for a token charge of 1 so others could enjoy his beautiful garden backing onto the Avon with glorious views of the castle.

His garden still opens from Easter to mid October and it's a little bit of heaven on earth!

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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