The Fowkes of Boughrood Castle
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The Fowkes of Boughrood Castle a study in social mobility by Green, Eileen.

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Published by Eileen and Harry Green in Tenby (13 Lady Park, Tenby, Pembs.) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fowke family.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 31.

Statementby Eileen and Harry Green.
ContributionsGreen, Harry, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS439 .F67 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5082109M
ISBN 100950297100
LC Control Number74153147
OCLC/WorldCa835684

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Francis Fowke (–), of Boughrood Castle, John Opie (–), Radnorshire Museum. Will of Francis Fowke of Boughrood Castle, Radnorshire Date: 01 June Held by: The National Archives, Kew: Legal status: Public Record(s) Closure status: Open Document, Open Description Image viewer. Preview a low-resolution image of this record. To download this record without a watermark, please add it to your basket. Discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists. Art UK is the online home for every public collection in the UK. Featuring over , oil paintings by s artists. Boughrood Castle: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Boughrood Castle Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since

The House, taking its name from the medieval motte and bailey castle, some masonry of which stood until c and probably used in the construction of the house, which was built in by Francis Fowke Snr., and was altered by the replacement of the crenellated roof with the present form c by his son, Francis Fowke, Jnr. Of the ancient castellated mansion, called Boughrood Castle, the only remains are the moat and part of a wall: a spacious modern house, bearing the same name, was erected nearly on its site by the late Francis Fowkes, Esq., which, together with the estate, has recently been sold to Walter Wilkins, of Maeslough, Esq. Site Description Boughrood Casle Farm, the home farm of Boughrood Casle, built in against the original motte-and-bailey castle and possibly incorporating earlier farmbuildings, stands on an elevated site at to the E. of the river Wye overlooking the village of farmstead is set around two courts with the house, date , on the SW. of the S. court with the main. Fowke used his fortune to build Boughrood Castle in near the ruins of a medieval castle. His declining of a baronetcy may have been due to his unconventional domestic life. He lived with a London actress Mary Lowe, by whom he had at least 15 children.

Boughrood Castle, on the site of an ancient baronial fortalice, of which slight vestiges remain, is a square modern mansion, and a chief residence. The scenery is wooded, romantic, and picturesque. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £ with residence. Books Memories Nearby Places; How to Buy Boughrood Castle, Ordnance Survey, County Edition Scale: More Info/Buy Boughrood Castle, Folded sheet maps covering Boughrood Castle area are available. Old Edition of The Black Mountains Houses, The property is all in one estate. Boughrood Castle, on the site of an ancient baronial fortalice, of which slight vestiges remain, is the seat of W. de Winton, Esq. The scenery is wooded, romantic, and picturesque. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David’s. Value, £ Patron, the Bishop of St. David’s. Boughrood Castle was in the village, by the 19th century only a moat and part of a wall survived, however a house also called Boughrood Castle was built on the site. Boughrood and Llyswen railway station, on the Mid-Wales Railway, was closed by British Railways in Boughrood hosts the annual Llyswen & Boughrood Agricultural Show - it is usually held on the 3rd Saturday in August. References.