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HER Number:MDV13781
Name:Well at Parke, Bovey Tracey


Stone-lined well off north side of main yard at back of main house at Parke. 20ft-30ft deep. Capped.


Grid Reference:SX 805 786
Map Sheet:SX87NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Ecclesiastical ParishBOVEY TRACEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NW/24/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WELL (Unknown date)

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, Well (Worksheet). SDV339547.

Very fine stone lined well uncovered during drainage operations at Parke. On north side of 'arch' leading off north side of main yard at back of main house. Well capped with granite 'rails' of Haytor granite tramway. Well about 20 feet deep, then about another ten feet of water (measurements from memory). Approx two metres in diameter. The well was sited just to the west of the access route into the yard from the north. Some photographs taken by Tom Gant, and John Head. Granite rails replaced, capping well.

National Trust, 1984, Parke, 7-8 (Report - Survey). SDV287876.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV287876Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Parke. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7-8.
SDV339547Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. Well. Worksheet.

Associated Monuments

MDV8949Related to: Parke, Bovey Tracey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4317 - The National Trust Archaeological Survey of Parke, Devon

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2007 9:44AM