CleanSteve

By CleanSteve

'Both sides the Severn' at Bollow

Anne and I went to view an old ruined building to assess its situation. Is it a building to be preserved? It is on the land recently taken over by Gloucestershire Orchard Trust, where very old orchards have been saved from being grubbed out.

The building was covered in thick vegetation so we couldn't see much, but I think there is a fascinating part of local history as the building was probably a 'fish house', used for supporting the very old fishing practices on the River Severn. I've already discovered some amazing stories of local fishing tradecraft, so I'll definitely return, and then show the building if we can get inside it.

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