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HER Number:MDV64091
Name:Bee boles at Hollocombe Barton, Winkleigh


There were formerly two bee boles at the west end of the front wall of the 17th century farmhouse. The wall was demolished following a fire in 1932 which badly damaged the west end of the house.


Grid Reference:SS 627 112
Map Sheet:SS61SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • International Bee Research Association: 1096
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61SW/7/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BEE BOLE (XVII to XIX - 1601 AD (Between) to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Walker, P. + Ogden, R. B., 1995, Bee Boles and Other Bee Keeping Structures in Devon, 119 (Article in Serial). SDV2631.

Bee boles recorded at Hollocombe Barton but which have collapsed or been demolished. International Bee Research Association No. 1096.

Cox, J. + Thorp, J., 2023, Hollocombe Barton, Winkleigh, Devon. A Heritage Statement, 12, 13, Fig. 12 (Report - Survey). SDV365821.

A photo taken c.1910 shows two bee boles at the west end of the south front of the farmhouse. This end of the house was badly damaged in a fire in 1932. After the fire the first floor and front wall of the west end, including the beeboles, was demolished, re-roofed and became a garage/store.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

Hollocombe Barton marked.

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. 119.
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV365821Report - Survey: Cox, J. + Thorp, J.. 2023. Hollocombe Barton, Winkleigh, Devon. A Heritage Statement. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants. K968. Digital. 12, 13, Fig. 12. [Mapped feature: #41234 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV12048Related to: Former farmhouse at Hollacombe Barton, Winkleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV9004 - Survey of farm buildings at Hollacombe Barton, Winkleigh

Date Last Edited:Jan 12 2024 12:11PM