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Regent House and Warwick House together form a large timber-framed building, probably dating from the late 16th century, in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. Regent House occupies numbers 12 and 14, and Warwick House numbers 16 and 18a, on the west side of the High Street (at SJ6502652380 and SJ6504252377); Regent House occupies a bend in the street which reflects the town's Norman castle. The building was probably constructed shortly after the fire of 1583. Regent House and Warwick House are listed separately at grade II.<ref name=IoE_Regent>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name=IoE_Warwick>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

High Street was the home of the wealthiest townspeople in the 1580s, and the houses dating from the rebuilding form the finest examples of post-fire architecture in the town.<ref name=Lake_p30>Lake, pp. 30, 93–95, 104</ref> The modern street still contains many other good examples of Elizabethan timber-framed buildings, all of which date from after the fire; these include the Queen's Aid House, number 46 and the grade-I-listed Crown Inn.<ref name=Pevsner />


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Regent House and Warwick House together form a large timber-framed building, probably dating from the late 16th century, in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. Regent House occupies numbers 12 and 14, and Warwick House numbers 16 and 18a, on the west side of the High Street (at SJ6502652380 and SJ6504252377); Regent House occupies a bend in the street which reflects the town's Norman castle. The building was probably constructed shortly after the fire of 1583. Regent House and Warwick House are listed separately at grade II.<ref name=IoE_Regent>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name=IoE_Warwick>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

High Street was the home of the wealthiest townspeople in the 1580s, and the houses dating from the rebuilding form the finest examples of post-fire architecture in the town.<ref name=Lake_p30>Lake, pp. 30, 93–95, 104</ref> The modern street still contains many other good examples of Elizabethan timber-framed buildings, all of which date from after the fire; these include the Queen's Aid House, number 46 and the grade-I-listed Crown Inn.<ref name=Pevsner />


Regent and Warwick House sections
Intro  History  Description  See also  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: History
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