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HER Number:MDV21249
Name:Kennels to north-west of Stover House, Newton Abbot


Series of buildings marked as kennels on the first edition Ordnance Survey map. The site is now part of Stover Golf Club.


Grid Reference:SX 833 745
Map Sheet:SX87SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SW/88

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • KENNELS (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Buildings shown on Tithe Map.

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Kennels marked comprising a small dwelling house with rows of buildings immediately to the north-east.

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

The kennels are shown but not marked as such. The house is marked as Keeper's Lodge.

Griffiths, D. M., 1983, Kennels (Worksheet). SDV298704.

Tracing of Stover Kennels from the 1840 Tithe Map. The kennels are recorded as 'Buildings & Yard' (plot 44) with adjacent 'Cottage & Buildings' (plot 77) and gardens (plots 78 and 79).

Waterhouse, R., 2006, Stover House. Archaeological Notes, 5, 7 (Report - non-specific). SDV364294.

Hunt kennels and a gamekeepers house (34) were built to the west of the park in the later 18th century. Now occupied by the golf course.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

The site of the kennels is now that of the Club House and other buildings associated with Stover Golf Club. The keeper's lodge, however, may still be extant or partly so.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV298704Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 1983. Kennels. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83042 ]
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV364294Report - non-specific: Waterhouse, R.. 2006. Stover House. Archaeological Notes. Devon Rural Archive. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5, 7.

Associated Monuments

MDV122086Related to: Newton Abbot (Stover) Golf Course (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2021 12:30PM