Overbury

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Overbury
Cottages in Overbury - geograph.org.uk - 762694.jpg
Cottages in Overbury
Overbury is located in Worcestershire
Overbury
Overbury
Overbury shown within Worcestershire
OS grid reference SO960377
Civil parish
  • Overbury
District
Shire county
Region
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
52°02′16″N 2°03′35″W / 52.03769°N 2.05973°W / 52.03769; -2.05973Coordinates: 52°02′16″N 2°03′35″W / 52.03769°N 2.05973°W / 52.03769; -2.05973

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

It is located midway between the towns of Evesham and Tewkesbury to the south of Bredon Hill. As Tewkesbury is the postal town addresses have a Gloucestershire post code.

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]

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Media related to Overbury at Wikimedia Commons http://www.overbury.org/ Village website http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/ Company website http://www.overburyfarms.co.uk/ Company website