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Beverston, Church and Castle

Beverston, Church and Castle

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.97

Length: 186

Width: 265

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

During the English Civil War (1642-1646), Beverston Castle was a Royalist stronghold belonging to the Berkeley family. It was besieged three times, eventually captured and then destroyed. The ruins can still be seen today.

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