Bee-boles at Gelliargwellt Uchaf
A Grade II Listed Building in Gelligaer, Caerphilly
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Latitude: 51.66 / 51°39'35"N
Longitude: -3.2659 / 3°15'57"W
OS Eastings: 312530
OS Northings: 196444
OS Grid: ST125964
Mapcode National: GBR HT.6P6W
Mapcode Global: VH6DD.BJSV
Entry Name: Bee-boles at Gelliargwellt Uchaf
Listing Date: 18 July 2001
Last Amended: 18 July 2001
Source ID: 25537
Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence
Location: Set in the E garden wall of Gelliargwellt.
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Bee-boles were created to house straw beehives or skeps. They mostly have a SE facing aspect and all in Glamorgan are built into garden walls. Wooden beehives replaced them in the mid C19.
Range of 6 small round-arched recesses with voussoirs painted white set into inner side of garden wall facing SW.
Reasons for Listing
Listed as an interesting survival of a range of bee-boles and for group value with the farmhouse.
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