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HER Number:MDV32106
Name:Rockery and Grotto at Endsleigh, Milton Abbot

Summary

Large rockery with a central pond and a network of paths and steps. One flight of steps leads down to a grotto with rustic stone walls and a floor of small cobbles.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 390 786
Map Sheet:SX37NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMilton Abbot
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMILTON ABBOT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX37NE/514/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GROTTO (Built, XIX - 1810 AD to 1810 AD)
  • ROCKERY (Built, XIX - 1810 AD to 1810 AD)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230782.

Doe/hhr:milton abbot/(7/11/1985)128.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230783.

Nmr=sx37ne21.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230784.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n. /buildings of england:devon/(1989)351-5.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230785.

Des=english heritage register of parks + gardens, pt ii/(1987).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230786.

Gray, t. /the garden history of devon/(1995).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230787.

Des=dyer, m. J. + manning, p. T. /objective 5b: lower tamar valley recreation + land management initiative: cultural heritage appraisal/(1998)23/ea report 98.60.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230788.

Hhr:register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in england(devon)/(august 2003).


Dyer, M. + Manning, P., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV27135.

Designed by repton and located 80m to nw of house (dyer + manning).


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV330394.

Rockery and grotto. Circa 1810. Large rockery with a central pond with a network of paths and steps. One flight of steps leads down to a serpentine plan grotto with rustic stone walls, a barrel vaulted roof and a floor of small cobbles (doe).


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.


Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1165212 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Rockery and grotto. Circa 1810 for the 6th Duke of Bedford and part of the Picturesque surroundings to Endsleigh House (qv). Stone rubble. A Picturesque combination of a rockery and grotto. Large rockery with a central pond with a network of paths and steps. One flight of steps leads down to a serpentine plan grotto with rustic stone walls, a barrel vaulted roof and a floor of small cobbles.
Date first listed: 7th November 1985

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230782Migrated Record:
SDV230783Migrated Record:
SDV230784Migrated Record:
SDV230785Migrated Record:
SDV230786Migrated Record:
SDV230787Migrated Record:
SDV230788Migrated Record:
SDV27135Migrated Record: Dyer, M. + Manning, P..
SDV330394Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1165212. [Mapped feature: #119121 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV32464Part of: Endsleigh Park, Milton Abbot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2019 2:26PM