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HER Number:MDV32458
Name:Halberton, Bridwell Park


Late 18th century landscape park and woodland with present grounds around house, and much surrounding land returned to agriculture.


Grid Reference:ST 058 126
Map Sheet:ST01SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHalberton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHALBERTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01SE/16/2
  • Old Registered Parks and Gardens Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, 1981, Untitled Source, 710-714 (Article in Serial). SDV46188.

English Heritage, 1987, Bridwell Park, Devon (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV321637.

Late 18th century landscape park and woodland with present grounds round house of 13 1/2ha, and much surrounding land returned to agriculture. The ground at Bridwell slopes down slightly from nne to SSW, towards the course of the River Culm. Fine views out over open ground. Park was landscaped when the house was built and its main features have changed little since a plan dated 1779. Narrow lake extending ew for 1/2km with two islands. Scattered mature trees and shelter belts along boundaries of original estate. Shrubbery to east and north of house, areas of woodland beside the lake and at each end

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321637Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 1987. Bridwell Park, Devon. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. A4 Unbound.
SDV46188Article in Serial: Unknown. 1981. Country Life. 710-714.

Associated Monuments

MDV20799Related to: Halberton, Bridwell (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 4 2006 4:27PM