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HER Number:MDV37388
Name:Kitchen garden walls at Kilworthy, Tavistock


Kitchen garden walls with 2 pairs of gatepiers, gates and steps about 5m west of kilworthy house.


Grid Reference:SX 481 769
Map Sheet:SX47NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47NE/18/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221495.

Doe/hhr:tavistock hamlets/(23/1/1987)91.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221496.

Dcms schedule/1818/3/133/(23/1/1987)/in pf.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV332585.

Kitchen garden walls with 2 pairs of gatepiers, gates and steps about 5m west of kilworthy house. Kitchen garden walls, 2 pairs of gate-piers, gates and steps. C18, with mid c19 gates. Granite rubble, cast iron gates. Walls enclose a rectangular area about 1/2 acre, about 3 metres high on the side of kilworthy house to east, decreasing in height to west with the slope of the ground. To east, walls in coursed rubble on the outside, random rubble inside, pair of gate-piers approached by a flight of steps; gate-piers about 4 metres high, square section, with cornice and shaped top, cast iron gates with knob and urn finials and diagonal braces. Second pair of smaller piers in west range of wall, in line with main entrance, of similar design, about 2 metres high (doe).

Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2001, 1781/0/10004 (Correspondence). SDV237542.

(dcms) as above + gateway in s wall with segmental stone arch, its keystone with carved mask, said to have come from tavistock abbey (dcms).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV221495Migrated Record:
SDV221496Migrated Record:
SDV237542Correspondence: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2001. 1781/0/10004. A4 Stapled.
SDV332585Migrated Record: Department of Environment.

Associated Monuments

MDV37389Part of: Kilworthy Farmstead, Tavistock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 23 2018 12:37PM