Site of Medieval Manor House at Oversley Court

Description of this historic site

The possible site Oversley Court, a Medieval manor house which replaced Oversley Castle. Cropmarks in this area may relate to the manor house which was situated 1km north west of Oversley Castle.

Notes about this historic site

1 Till quite recently a building stood near a pool a little to the E of the castle site, known as Oversley Court, and it would seem probable that this was all that remained, or was on the site of what had been a C13 or C14 stone building, which had taken the place of the castle. Information on the history of the manor exists for the period C11-16.
2 Various crop marks in the area to the E and SE of Oversley Castle could be associated with the possible manor house.
3 Scheduled as Warwickshire Monument No 74.
4 E of the castle are comparatively late garden terraces.
5 Finds on the site include a C14 belt mount and a C15 lead badge.

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