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HER Number:MDV108599
Name:Feniton Court Gardens

Summary

Formal gardens and parkland to the north, east and south of Feniton Court, shown on 19th century maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 109 993
Map Sheet:SY19NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFeniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFENITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARK (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Maps and Apportionments (Website). SDV349463.

Plot 640 is described as 'Garden', plot 643 as 'Pleasure Ground', plot 626 as 'Higher part of lawn', plot 646 as 'River (the fine water), plot 645 as 'Lower part of lawn, and 390 as 'Plantation'.


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

The tithe map shows formal gardens (640) to the north-west of the house and other buildings (642), an area of shrubs (643) to the north, west and south of the house, surrounded by parkland with a river running through it (626, 645-646), and an area of woodland to the north (390). Map object based on this source.


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

In the late 19th century a lodge has been built by the entrance from the road to the south of the house, and the river has been altered to form a fish pond to the south-east. A footpath is shown through the wood to the north, accessed from the house by a footbridge.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 51 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Devon Gardens Trust, 2013, Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV354335.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Feniton Court (Un-published). SDV357503.

Nineteenth century parkland.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170167Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Devon Local Register. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. A4 Stapled + Digital. 51.
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.
SDV349463Website: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Maps and Apportionments. http://devon.gov.uk. Website.
SDV354335Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2013. Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest. Historic Parks and Gardens - Register and Local List. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357503Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Feniton Court. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV10955Related to: Feniton Court (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 3:20PM