Oversley Castle grounds
Oversley Castle grounds comprise gardens which date from the Imperial period. The gardens are located 500m south west of Oversley Wood and they surround the castle.
1 House built as tower eye-catcher for Ragley Hall in late 18th/ early 19th century, rebuilt and extended c1930. Garden features include stone-walled terraces, steps, lake, rockery, kitchen garden. Reputed to be a Lutyens garden, but there is no firm evidence of this. Recommended for inclusion on Local List.
2 The OS 1:10560 1886 Sht Warks 43NW shows the site as Upper Oversley Lodge.
3 The OS 1:10560 1924 Sht Warks 43NW shows the site after renaming but before the alterations of the 1930s.
4 Sale particulars of 1985 include photographs showing walls and yews; the text describes an oriental lake and laburnum grove.