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HER Number:MDV18569
Name:Coryton Park


Surviving wing of former mansion which has been demolished, built in 1754-6


Grid Reference:SY 273 986
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishKilmington
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishKILMINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/55
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 88034

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MANSION HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Pulman, G. P. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV103269.

It was enlarged in 1842 (pulman).

SEE SY29NE/63 OLD CORYTON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118283.

Coryton park. Brick house with portland stone dressings built 1754-6 by benedictus tucker, sheriff of devon 1763. Remains of the older mansion may be seen at old coryton (hoskins) (see sy29ne/63 old coryton).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118286.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954)419.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118287.

Pevsner, n. /south devon/(1952)92-93.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118288.

Doe/hhr:axminster rd/(1960)19(and letters).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV118289.

Aph=raf cpe/uk/2431/22 jan 1948/3196-3197(county hall 39/58-9).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118290.

Pulman, g. P. R. /the book of the axe/(1875)713.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV118291.

Doe/hhr:62:part of east devon(19/10/1984)114.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV327345.

Although included in the interim list of historic buildings 1950, most of it had been demolished by 1960 (doe).

Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Kilmington, 7 (Report - non-specific). SDV346696.

Coryton Park (half a mile north of the conservation area) has one plain wing remaining of a fine Italianate mansion built of brick with Portland stone dressings in 1754-56 for Benedictus Marwood Tucker, Sherrif of Devon in 1763. The bulk of the house was demolished in 1953.

Green, T., 2010, Land at Kilmington Devon: Results of a Desk-Based Assessment, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV351550.

In 1754 Old Coryton House was demolished and Coryton Park built.

English Heritage, 2011, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV346128.

Surviving wing of former mansion which has been demolished. Built in 1754-6 for Benedictus Marwood Tucker, sheriff of Devon in 1763. The north, probably service wing. White-washed red brick with stone dressings. Hipped slate roof, the original moulded stone cornice has been removed. Rusticated stone quoins and plinth. Band at first floor level. Two storeys. Symmetrical three bays. Sash windows with glazing bars, in plain stone architraves with keystones and bracketed cills.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV103269Migrated Record: Pulman, G. P. R..
SDV118283Migrated Record: SEE SY29NE/63 OLD CORYTON.
SDV118286Migrated Record:
SDV118287Migrated Record:
SDV118288Migrated Record:
SDV118289Aerial Photograph:
SDV118290Migrated Record:
SDV118291Migrated Record:
SDV327345Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV346128List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2011. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #82278 ]
SDV346696Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Kilmington. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV351550Report - Assessment: Green, T.. 2010. Land at Kilmington Devon: Results of a Desk-Based Assessment. Southwest Archaeology Report. 100513. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV49346Related to: Coryton Park (Monument)
MDV24461Related to: Old Coryton House, Kilmington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 21 2016 11:01AM