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HER Number:MDV110078
Name:Leeford Park and Gardens

Summary

Former 18th century parkland and gardens, largely developed in the 1950s into extensive formal and woodland gardens. These include a traditional walled garden, herb garden, bog garden, rose garden and hydrangea collection.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 047 825
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBudleigh Salterton
Civil ParishEast Budleigh
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST BUDLEIGH
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LANDSCAPE PARK (XVIII to XX - 1701 AD to 2000 AD)

Full description

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

Map object based on this source.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 89 (Un-published). SDV170167.


GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Map object based on this source.


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, Lee Ford (Un-published). SDV357914.

A small but handsome late Georgian white stucco house in delightful parkland setting on the approach to Budleigh Salterton. Extensive, formal and woodland garden, largely developed in the 1950s, but recently much extended with mass displays of camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas, including many rare varieties. Traditional walled garden filled with fruit and vegetables, herb garden, bog garden, rose garden, hydrangea collection, greenhouses. Ornamental conservatory and Adam pavilion.


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. 89.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. 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.
SDV357914Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Lee Ford. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV83761Related to: Leeford House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2015 2:43PM