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HER Number:MDV14763
Name:POND in the Parish of Kentisbeare


Small moat around a square island creating a 19C garden landscape feature


Grid Reference:ST 063 074
Map Sheet:ST00NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKentisbeare
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKENTISBEARE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST00NE/15

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • POND (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Almost 24m square pond formed by a 6m wide moat with an opening in the eastern corner with a tree on the centre island. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1906) map.

Silvester, R. J. + Higham, R. A., 1980, Domestic Enclosures of Probable Medieval Date, 63-5 (Article in Serial). SDV55518.

Small moat shown on OS maps.

Reed, S. J. (DCC), 2006, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV324982.

This pond is a garden landscape feature associated with Kentisbeare House (see PRN 54833). It is not shown on the 1842 Kentisbeare Tithe Map. The feature lines up with the view to the southwest from Kentisbeare House.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324982Personal Comment: Reed, S. J. (DCC). 2006.
SDV55518Article in Serial: Silvester, R. J. + Higham, R. A.. 1980. Domestic Enclosures of Probable Medieval Date. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 38. Paperback Volume. 63-5.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV54833Related to: Kentisbeare House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM