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Ruins of Yate Court 30 Yards to North East of Yate Court Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5722 / 51°34'19"N

Longitude: -2.4157 / 2°24'56"W

OS Eastings: 371286

OS Northings: 186006

OS Grid: ST712860

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.D122

Mapcode Global: VH95M.2RS4

Entry Name: Ruins of Yate Court 30 Yards to North East of Yate Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34892

Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Wickwar

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


4/258 Ruins of Yate Court, 30 yards
to north east of Yate Court
G.V. Farmhouse


Ruins of the great hall, chambers and service rooms of Yate Court. Early -
mid C16, for the Berkeley family, possibly incorporating parts of an earlier
mediaeval manor. Tall rubble walls survive, in places, up to 18/20 feet high.
Moulded string course at first floor level on exterior. Ruins consist of part
of a gatehouse and part of the hall. 2 storey section at north east with the
remains of an ashlar fireplace which has a moulded jamb and part of a 4-centred
lintel with carving in the spandrel. To the south west are 3 walls of a tower
( gatehouse) with part of a moulded jamb. A section of freestanding wall
survives at the south-west. Part of an important manorial complex, dating from
the late C13 and belonging to the Berkeley family and the Crown. Razed in 1644.

Listing NGR: ST7128686006

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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