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the village
..... village history The earliest known history in the area dates back to Neolithic times, as evidenced by the barrows or burial mounds scattered around.…
local area
... from British History Online Bisley lies on the north side of the valley of the river Frome roughly equidistant from Gloucester and Cirencester. Although…
Bisley All Saints Church
.....a brief history The mediaeval spire of Bisley's All Saints' Church rises almost 900 feet above sea level, and is visible from many miles around.…
All Souls Light
..... or the bone house? At the western end of the churchyard of All Saints’ Church, Bisley, there is a stone structure, the origin and…
local legends
... the bisley boy Bisley’s most famous legend is that of The Bisley Boy which, if it is to be believed, means that Queen Elizabeth…
domesday book
... bisley in 1086 Bisley's history predates the Domesday Book by some way, and the spellings of Bisley have certainly changed through history, even within…
village prison
the lock-up The Lock-Up was built as the village prison in 1824 to replace the previous prison that had become unusable, which had been sited…
richard raymond-barker mc
victim of the red baron Bisley has a link with the famous German fighter ace of WWI, Baron Manfred von Richthofen aka The Red Baron, albeit a…
Over Court is a private residence in Bisley village. The house has its origins in the 14th century and was altered in the early 17th…
Bisley War Memorial
bisley war memorial Bisley War Memorial stands as testimony to those 24? villagers who sacrificed their lives during the two World Wars {jb_iconic_calendar} 17 in…