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HER Number:MDV29860
Name:Wembury, Langdon Court, Gate Piers


Late 17th century gate piers at Langdon Court Hotel in Wembury


Grid Reference:SX 515 497
Map Sheet:SX54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NW/19/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (XVII - 1601 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1984, Wembury, 67-8 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336377.

Two pairs of gate piers adjoining south west and south east of Langdon Court Hotel. Two double pairs of gate piers, 17th century. Granite ashlar. Large square section piers with moulded cornice caps and pyramidal obelisk type of finials. Door stops on the main piers with scroll tops. At either side smaller similar piers to pedestrian way.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1986, SX54NW8 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV336378.

Card contains listing description 19/07/1984. (DOE HHR South Hams District (Wembury part) Devon)

Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants, 1994, The garden buildings at Langdon Court, Wembury, 15-6 (Report - non-specific). SDV336376.

Gate posts, late 17th century, possibly moved from front of barn as south drive dates to c1877.

Department of Environment, 2003, Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (Devon) (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV314512.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV314512Register of Parks and Gardens in England: Department of Environment. 2003. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England (Devon). Historic Houses Register: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic. Unknown.
SDV336376Report - non-specific: Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants. 1994. The garden buildings at Langdon Court, Wembury. Keystone Report. K444. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15-6.
SDV336377List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. Wembury. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 67-8.
SDV336378Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1986. SX54NW8. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV32467Part of: Gardens at Langdon Court Hotel (Park/Garden)
MDV15468Related to: Wembury, Langdon Court Hotel (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2018 1:05PM