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HER Number:MDV29861
Name:Garden Walls and Two Pairs of Gate Piers, Wembury House


Garden boundary wall and gate piers. Early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 530 492
Map Sheet:SX54NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWembury
Civil ParishWembury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEMBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NW/5/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN WALL (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD)
  • GATE PIER (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1984, SX54NW10 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV148339.

The ancient walled and raised terrace opposite the house is said to have a passage under it leading to the sea and now blocked off. (DCC SMR South Hams print out 18/10/1985: a) Worthies of Devon 1701, Prince, J b) TDA 42, 1910, 517-37 Wembury, Evans, H. M. c) The Hundreds of Devon 1928-38, 245 251, 260, 268, 281-2, 302 Reichel, O. J. d) TDA 69, 1937, 224 Beckerlegge, J. J. e) Devon 1954, 513, Hoskins, W. G. f) Devon Record Office 564M/15 np g) TDA 71, 1939, 180, Beckerlegge, J. J. h) DES Worksheet 28/11/1982 plan, Guyver, R. M. i)Ibid)

Other Details: Listing description 19/07/1984 and Map

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1108591 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Garden Walls and Two Pairs Of Gate Piers Immediately North West and South East of Wembury House
Grade: II
List Entry Number: 1108591
Date first listed: 19th July 1984

Garden boundary wall and gate piers. Early C19. Two high stone rubble walls to north and south of rectangular garden with a pair of gate piers at the east end of each wall. The south gate piers is stone square on plan, with plain cap and ball finial. The north gate piers are large, rusticated ashlar, square on plan with plain caps and ball finials, and have ornamental wrought iron gates.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148339Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1984. SX54NW10. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1108591.

Associated Monuments

MDV1733Related to: Wembury House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2018 9:05AM