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Overbury

Overbury

Cottages in Overbury
Overbury is located in Worcestershire
Overbury
 Overbury shown within Worcestershire
OS grid reference
Civil parish Overbury
District Wychavon
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BREDON
Postcode district GL20
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Overbury is a village and civil parish in the English county of Worcestershire.

It is located midway between the towns of Evesham and Tewkesbury to the south of Bredon Hill.

The manor of Overbury was purchased by the banking family of Martin in the 18th century from the Parsons family, members of whom also owned neighbouring Kemerton Court. The Martins rebuilt Overbury Court in c.1740, and it is still occupied by their descendants in 2007.

In October 2014 Roman skeletons found at Overbury Primary School when extensions to the school were being built.[1] [2]

References

  1. ^ Worcester News 31.10.14 Accessed 5.11.14Roman skeletons found in WorcestershireConnell, James
  2. ^ Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of America Monday, 3.11.14 Accessed 6.11.14Remains May Have Been Rural Roman Farmers

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