Hook Norton Brewery Embarks on Major Refurbishment

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Hook Norton Brewery Embarks on Major Refurbishment of Historical Pub

Hook Norton Brewery Embarks on Major Refurbishment of Historical Pub

On Monday 6th January 2014, Hook Norton Brewery began refurbishing one of its flagship pubs, the Castle Inn in Edgehill, Oxfordshire, after being acquired by the Brewery in 1922. The Castle Inn is one of the most iconic pub buildings in England and overlooks the battlefield of Edgehill where Englishman fought Englishman in the first major battle of the English Civil War. The pub’s octagonal tower marks the spot where, on the afternoon of Sunday 23 October 1642, King Charles I raised his standard and summoned his officers about him to prepare for war.

The refurbishment will take around 10 weeks and will be ready to to loyal Hook Norton customers in the Spring of 2014.