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the building was designed in Gothic Revival style by the renowned theatre architect Samuel Beazley, and was completed in 1836 but it has never actually been used as a castle. The vision of Francis Lyttleton Holyoake, high sheriff of Warwickshire, started with £120,000 budget ( £14.5m today) and was an extraordinary home to his family. After seven decades of decadent living, Francis' dream came to an end