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HER Number:MDV112314
Name:Watermouth Castle Gardens

Summary

Little remains of the grounds, but further up the valley, are the remnants of the sub-tropical gardens.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 554 479
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerrynarbor
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishILFRACOMBE
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRYNARBOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Listed under damaged sites.


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, Watermouth Castle (Un-published). SDV358393.

Watermouth Castle is a big castellated mansion with a splendid wide view over the Bristol Channel. Little remains of the grounds, but further up the valley, at the entrance to the remnants of the sub-tropical gardens, there is an arch consisting of elaborately decorated stonework panels from the porch of Umberleigh House, Atherington.


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

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.
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. [Mapped feature: #71712 ]
SDV358393Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Watermouth Castle. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV795Related to: Watermouth Castle, Berrynarbor (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2016 10:18AM