HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV37691
Name:Walled Garden at Tawstock Court

Summary

Walled garden to north-west of Tawstock Court, with garden structures including terraces, garden walls, summer houses and folly.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 557 299
Map Sheet:SS52NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTawstock
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAWSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52NE/12/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 437078

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALLED GARDEN (XVIII to XX - 1701 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Goodwin, N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV59686.

Vis=24/8/1989 (goodwin). Rectangular tower of dressed stone. Doorway on north side. To the west there are steps down to inset arched shelter, there are remains of a balustrade. There is some decoration above the arch and above this a rectangular triple light window. There is also a window in sse corner.(goodwin).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV74661.

Des=worksheet and slide/(goodwin,1989).


Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Garden visible. Map object based on this source.


Department of Environment, 1987, Tawstock, 58 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV76335.

Garden structures including terraces, garden walls, summer houses and folly to garden to north-west of Tawstock Court. Garden structures including terraces, garden walls, summer houses and folly. Late C18. Stone rubble garden walls to 3 sides of stone rubble with rubbed brick capping with ball finials at intervals to east side. 4 terraces, ashlar, balustraded, with sweeping flight of stone steps to top right corner. Summer house to centre of north side with tent-shaped roof and timber lattice work. Small squat folly tower at south east corner with embattled parapet. 4 light window to front over balustrading above alcove with cambered arch. Roof removed. Cambered arched gateway opposite on west side surmounted by lions. Octagonal summer house at south-west corner with conical thatch roof with gothick pointed arched windows flanking double plank doors with pointed arched glazing bars.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.


Hanks, N., 2014, Minor Amendment to the National Heritage List for England for Seven Entries (Correspondence). SDV356817.

1261620 “Garden structures including terraces, garden walls, summer houses and folly to garden to north-west of Tawstock Court” locator point now at SS 55752 29967

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV356817Correspondence: Hanks, N.. 2014. Minor Amendment to the National Heritage List for England for Seven Entries. Email regardinging Notification of a Minor Amendment. Digital.
SDV59686Migrated Record: Goodwin, N..
SDV74661Migrated Record:
SDV76335List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Tawstock. Historic Houses Register. 58.

Associated Monuments

MDV96321Parent of: Summerhouse in Garden at Tawstock Court (Building)
MDV37699Parent of: Summerhouse in Garden of Tawstock Court (Building)
MDV54855Part of: Tawstock Court Park and Gardens (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 13 2015 10:47AM