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HER Number:MDV112264
Name:Trehill Park and Gardens


Landscaped park and gardens surrounding Trehil house.


Grid Reference:SX 916 850
Map Sheet:SX98NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKenn
Ecclesiastical ParishKENN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional farm buildings including Grade II listed building and orchards dating to the 19th century or earlier at Bickham Farm and 18th century gardens at Bickham House

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LANDSCAPE PARK (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Map object based on this source.

Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 141 (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, Trehill (Un-published). SDV358320.

Small country house, built in Greek Revival style in 1827 by C.R. Ayers for J.H. Ley and replaced an earlier building. The orangery was brought from Winslade Manor; it has five bays with a central pediment. White (1850) noted that it was a ’handsome mansion, with woody grounds, commanding delightful views’.

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. 141.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (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.
SDV358320Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Trehill. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV64786Parent of: Orangery at Trehill (Monument)
MDV64787Parent of: Trehill Lodge (Building)
MDV122451Related to: Field boundaries and roads south-west of Trehill House, Kenn (Monument)
MDV21729Related to: Trehill (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2018 6:50PM