Noel Grange, Wishaw
Noel Grange, an inn where travellers could lodge, which dates from the Post Medieval period. It is situated to the north east of Wishaw Hall Farm.
1 1728, 1741 and 1742: dates scratched onto three of the roofing timbers.
2 1763: called “Mother Red Cap”. Plan and elevation of the house, showing milestone marked 109 miles to London.
3 1933: according to Thomas Ryland there was no milestone in front of the existing premises, but there was one about 1/4 mile away, towards Lichfield.
4 This site subsequently became the Noel Arms. It ceased to be an inn when the coaches stopped running. There was within living memory an old coach abandoned in the back garden.