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HER Number:MDV109892
Name:Knightstone Gardens

Summary

Courtyard gardens to the front and rear of Knightstone house, created in the mid 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 107 941
Map Sheet:SY19SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOttery St. Mary
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOTTERY ST.MARY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FORMAL GARDEN (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Formal gardens visible to front and rear of Knightstone House. Map object based on this source.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 84 (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., 2013, Knightstone (Un-published). SDV357876.

Knightstone is a medieval and Tudor house rediscovered and improved in the 19th and 20th century. The lushly planted yew hedge gardens, in which the house is set, is entered through wrought iron gates with ball topped piers. The gardens were created by Colonel Reginald Cooper in 1941-2.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

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. 84.
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
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.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357876Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Knightstone. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV24178Parent of: Garden Walls at Knightstone, Ottery St. Mary (Monument)
MDV10744Related to: Knightstone, Ottery St. Mary (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 18 2015 2:44PM