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HER Number:MDV12009
Name:MANSION HOUSE in the Parish of Eggesford


Eggesford house site.


Grid Reference:SS 685 110
Map Sheet:SS61SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEggesford
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEGGESFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61SE/25

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=19/9/1973(os) the three authorities disagree on the siting of the mansion, hoskins' siting doubtful because no trace of building platform on hillslope, ss68681114 ngr is preferred. An extensive 0.5m deep depression at the os siting probably indicates the site of the house.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV335.

Vis=estimated -/-/1953(hoskins) old house demolished 1832 when hon. Newton fellowes built present house in parish of wembworthy, it probably stood in front of large walled garden which remains on hillside near church.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV39563.

Eggesford house site.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV39566.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV39567.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954)393.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV39568.

Des=gallant, l. /deer parks/(1986)/manuscript in smr.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV335Migrated Record:
SDV39563Migrated Record:
SDV39566Migrated Record:
SDV39567Migrated Record:
SDV39568Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM