Beckford Hall 331

Evesham, Wychavon, Worcestershire, England

Brief Description

Beckford Hall is a 17th-century house (with later additions) and gardens on the site of a mediaeval priory. Features include 18th- and 19th-century gates, piers and walls and an ancient avenue of box trees.

History

The site was an Augustinian priory. The present house is 17th-century with 19th-century additions.

Features
Gateway, Tree Avenue, Kitchen Garden
Access & Directions

Directions

Seven miles south-west of Evesham via the A435 and a minor road to Beckford.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Beckford
History

Detailed History

The site was founded as an Augustinian priory in 1128.

The present house is Jacobean, with 19th-century additions and alterations.

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