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HER Number:MDV118018
Name:Pheasantry 400 metres north-north-west of Bishop's Court House, Sowton


Remains of a mid 19th century pheasantry.


Grid Reference:SX 978 922
Map Sheet:SX99SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSowton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFARRINGDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PHEASANTRY (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Pheasantry marked.

Debois Landscape Survey Group, 2007, Bishops Court, Devon. Landscape Survey and Management Plan, Appendix 1: BC39X (Report - non-specific). SDV349911.

Remains of mid 19th century pheasantry. An enclosure and small building are shown on the 1889 Ordnance Survey map. Today a brick hut survives. A ?modern pond adjoins it, encircled by a hedge.

Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV349911Report - non-specific: Debois Landscape Survey Group. 2007. Bishops Court, Devon. Landscape Survey and Management Plan. Debois Landscape Survey Group Report. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. Appendix 1: BC39X.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #77296 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV87487Related to: Parkland and Gardens at Bishop's Court, Sowton (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5959 - Archaeological Survey, Bishops Court, Devon

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2016 3:53PM