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HER Number:MDV32743
Name:Fishpond in Tapelely Park, Westleigh

Summary - not yet available


Grid Reference:SS 478 293
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWestleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWESTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NE/140

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FISHPOND (XIX - 1840 AD to 1840 AD (Between))

Full description

1903, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86980.

'fishpond' shown on os 6" (1903) map.

1963, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86981.

Fishpond shown but not marked on os 6" (1963) map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86982.

Des=os 6"(1903)map sheet 12se.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV86983.

Des=os 6"(1963)map.

Lauder, R., 2009, The Lost Landscape of Tapeley Park, 31 (Article in Serial). SDV347394.

According to the statue erected to the memory of Archibald Clevland who was killed in the Crimea, the fishpond was constructed in 1940 for young Archibald by his father. The pond is of considerable size with two islands and is fed by an upper pond which is badly silted up.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87563 ]
SDV347394Article in Serial: Lauder, R.. 2009. The Lost Landscape of Tapeley Park. The Devon Gardens Trust Journal. 2. A4 Paperback + Digital. 31.
SDV86980Migrated Record: 1903.
SDV86981Migrated Record: 1963.
SDV86982Migrated Record:
SDV86983Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV32497Part of: Tapeley Park, Westleigh (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 29 2011 11:06AM