Beverstone Castle

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Beverstone Castle was originally a medieval stone enclosure fortress or fortified manor house. In the early 14th century, Thomas, Lord Berkeley remodelled the castle, building a small quadrangular stronghold, with a twin-towered gatehouse. Sadly after Civil War slighting, only the west range and one D-shaped tower of the gatehouse remains. The west range, which contained the solar above a vaulted undercroft, is flanked on the angles by square towers. The two storey gatehouse, had a large first floor chamber, above the interior passage which was closed by a portcullis.

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Beverstone Castle is located in the village centre, off the A4135. 18 miles south of Gloucester, on the A46-A4135.


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