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HER Number:MDV106867
Name:Site of 'Old Tetcott House'


A terraced area is known locally as the site of the early eighteenth century brick built Tetcott House, which was demolished in the first half of the nineteenth century.


Grid Reference:SX 332 965
Map Sheet:SX39NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTetcott
Ecclesiastical ParishTETCOTT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Site of Old Tetcott House, 18th century stables listed Grade II and The Wilderness, a 19th century 'pocket' park created from earlier Tudor and 17th century gardens and landscaping

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

No building is depicted in this location.

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

No building is depicted in this location, but the map is annotated 'Manor House (site of).

Knight, S., 2013-2015, Land Management Case Work, 22-April-2014 (Personal Comment). SDV351543.

This area is now a wild flower meadow. It is lower than the walled garden to the north and appears to have been terraced. The landowner states that this was the site of the Queen Anne period brick built Tetcott House, which was constructed in the early eighteenth century and demolished in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV351543Personal Comment: Knight, S.. 2013-2015. Land Management Case Work. 22-April-2014.

Associated Monuments

MDV62830Part of: The Wilderness, Tetcott (Monument)
MDV2730Related to: Tetcott House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events


Date Last Edited:Mar 12 2015 3:24PM