The Bee Shelter, Hartpury

Recent Photograph of The Bee Shelter (Hartpury)

This Bee Shelter has an intriguing history. It is not medieval, as it might first appear but rather, crafted in the 19th century by a local stonemason named Paul Tuffley.[1]

(Information provided by Phil Draper/Rosemary Lockie)

[1] The definitive account of its progress, from the stonemason's home in Nailsworth in the 1850s to Hartpury in the early 2000s may be found on the Hartpury Heritage Trust website.

Image contributed by Phil Draper on 3rd February 2005.
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