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HER Number:MDV102650
Name:The Mount Pleasant Drive, Ugbrooke Park

Summary

The early 19th century drive leading from Higher Water to Mount Pleasant, on the northern park boundary was planted with oaks in the late 19th century, some of which survive today.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 871 784
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChudleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCHUDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TREE AVENUE (Late, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

The northern part of the tree avenue is shown, running south-east from Mount Pleasant for circa 100 metres.


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

A double, sometimes triple avenue of trees is shown running south-east, then south, from Mount Pleasant to the east end of 'Middle Pond', now known as Higher Water.


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

In the early 19th century a drive was created leading from Higher Water to Mount Pleasant, circa 800 metres north-west of the house on the northern park boundary. This was planted with oaks in the late 19th century, some of which survive today.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

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).
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.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV32489Part of: Chudleigh, Ugbrooke Park (Park/Garden)
MDV102648Related to: Mount Pleasant Gateway, Ugbrooke Park (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 24 2012 10:57AM