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HER Number:MDV122088
Name:Stover Lake

Summary

The lake in Stover Park may have been in existence prior to the laying out of the park in the late 18th century. It has been suggested that it may have been a medieval mill pond.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 834 750
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTeigngrace
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishTEIGNGRACE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LAKE (Created, Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD? to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Askew Nelson Ltd, 2014, Stover Park. Parkland Plan, 53 (Un-published). SDV358318.

It is possible that the lake was in existence prior to the laying out of the park in the late 18th century. It has been suggested that it may have been a medieval mill pond.


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

Stover Lake marked. Broadly triangular lake.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358318Un-published: Askew Nelson Ltd. 2014. Stover Park. Parkland Plan. Digital. 53.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111693 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV56726Part of: Stover Park (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7491 - Preparation of Parkland Plan for Stover Park, Newton Abbot, Devon

Date Last Edited:May 24 2018 12:57PM