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HER Number:MDV122086
Name:Newton Abbot (Stover) Golf Course

Summary

The golf course was originally laid out in 1894 as a nine hole course on both sides of the A382, although it is now only on the west side of the road. It opened to the public in 1897 and by the First World War it had expanded to 18 holes. The course was farmed during the First World War but was reinstated as a golf course in 1923.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 829 742
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GOLF COURSE (Constructed, XIX - 1894 AD to 1894 AD)

Full description

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

Stover Golf Course marked.


Askew Nelson Ltd, 2014, Stover Park. Parkland Plan, 45 (Un-published). SDV358318.

The golf course was originally laid out by (Richard) Harold St Maur of Stover in 1894. It started as a nine hole course on both sides of the A382 but is now only on the west side. It opened to the public in 1897 and the Gamekeeper's Cottage became the Club Steward's house. By the time of the First World War it had expanded to 18 holes. The land was farmed during the First World War but was reinstated as a golf course in 1923.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Newton Abbot (Stover) Golf Course marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV358318Un-published: Askew Nelson Ltd. 2014. Stover Park. Parkland Plan. Digital. 45.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111691 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 24 2018 12:06PM