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HER Number:MDV102648
Name:Mount Pleasant Gateway, Ugbrooke Park

Summary

Early 19th century entrance to Ugbrooke Park, with gates flanked by massive circular-section rubble-stone piers, leading along avenue of trees to Higher Water.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 870 786
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChudleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHUDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (Early, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Mount Pleasant' marked, with rectangular feature adjacent to park boundary on same alignment as avenue of trees leading south-east.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


English Heritage, 2000, Ugbrooke Park (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV338321.

In the early 19th century a park drive led from Higher Water to Mount Pleasant circa 800 metres north-west of the house, on the northern park boundary. Here gates flanked by massive circular-section rubble-stone piers gave access through the park wall to a circuit of walks and carriage drives to the north-west of the road from Gappah to Biddlecombe.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #62124 ]
SDV338321Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 2000. Ugbrooke Park. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. A4 Stapled.

Associated Monuments

MDV32489Part of: Chudleigh, Ugbrooke Park (Park/Garden)
MDV102650Related to: The Mount Pleasant Drive, Ugbrooke Park (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 24 2012 10:56AM