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HER Number:MDV64078
Name:Bee Bole at Elm Park, Broadhempston


The tall garden wall to the east of the house contains a row of nine bee boles.


Grid Reference:SX 80 66
Map Sheet:SX86NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhempston
Civil ParishDenbury and Torbryan
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMPSTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NW/261/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEE BOLE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Walker, P. + Ogden, R. B., 1995, Bee Boles and Other Bee Keeping Structures in Devon, 117 (Article in Serial). SDV2631.

Bee bole structure at Elm Park, Broadhempston. International bee research association No. 631

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1097334 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Elm Park, including garden boundary walls and bee boles to east and northeast.
…Tall rubble garden containing walls to east and northeast. The northeasterly wall ajoins the lane. That to the east contains a row of nine bee boles, plastered in side with curved tops, which have a shall slate pentice roof above their openings.
Date first listed: 17th July 1987
See listing description for full details of house.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV2631Article in Serial: Walker, P. + Ogden, R. B.. 1995. Bee Boles and Other Bee Keeping Structures in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 127. A5 Paperback. 117.
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1097334. [Mapped feature: #41221 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2018 9:31AM