Bee boles may be seen in the walled garden at Eastbury House and in Abbey Road, Barking. Each brick niche would have once housed a straw skep which acted as a beehive. Honey was a precious sweetener and medicine.
The four images above show the two surviving bee boles in Abbey Road, Barking
The images above show some bee boles at Eastbury House, Barking. They may be seen in the east and south walls of the walled garden.