Olveston Court 2505

South Gloucestershire, England

Brief Description

Olveston Court has the remains of a 15th-century fortified manor house, including a separate property now known as the Bee Garden. This contains bee-boles in stone garden walls. This record was checked with South Gloucestershire Historic Records Environment Officer - June 2010.

Detailed Description

The site has the remains of a 15th-century fortified house site which included a separate property now known as the Bee Garden with bee-holes in stone garden walls.

Olveston Court (grade II* listed building) is a late-15th century gatehouse with the ruins of the Court attached. There are 19th century alterations. The 15th and 16th-century Bee Garden and Bee Garden wall with nine bee boles are listed grade II. A former barn is now a house.

Features
  • Bee Bole
  • Description: There is a Bee garden, with 9 bee holes in a stone wall.
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  • Fortified Manor House (featured building)
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Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Olveston
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References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust