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HER Number:MDV38277
Name:Alleron Round Garden

Summary

Round garden north-east of Alleron House, a circle of circa 18 metres diameter contained by wall. Now laid to grass, but formerly presumed for the cultivation of fruit or delicate planting.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 711 498
Map Sheet:SX74NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLoddiswell
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishLODDISWELL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74NW/33/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 99533

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173881.

Des=os 6"(1906)132nw.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173883.

Pugsley, s. /devon gardens - an historical survey 1994:175.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173884.

Le lievre, a. /garden without a history, 1991(reprinted from hortus 18).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173885.

Alleron - a garden from the past ()/nccpg(devon).


Department of Environment, 1989, Loddiswell, 50 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341827.

Round garden circa 60 metres north-east of Alleron House. Wall enclosing circular garden. Probably early 19th century. Rubble, with cob to top, thatched covering. A circle of circa 18 metres diameter contained by wall circa 2.25 metres high; on side towards Alleron House (q.v.) an opening to flush voussoirs with key- stone. The interior is now laid to grass, but formerly presumed for cultivation of fruit or delicate planting.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 1 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Alleron (Un-published). SDV356134.

A small Regency country house and grounds with lakes, made remarkable by the existence of an unusual circular garden, believed unique, enclosed by a stone and cob wall, with access through a gated doorway. The wall’s thatched coping that was replaced in the early 1990s following storm damage. The circle is approximately 18m in diameter, with the surrounding walls about 2.25m high. A stream or leat flows south-westwards through the enclosure. The interior was formerly cultivated but is now mainly laid to grass.


Devon Gardens Trust, 2013, Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV354335.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170167Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Devon Local Register. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
SDV173881Migrated Record:
SDV173883Migrated Record:
SDV173884Migrated Record:
SDV173885Migrated Record:
SDV341827List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Loddiswell. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 50.
SDV354335Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2013. Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest. Historic Parks and Gardens - Register and Local List. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #89870 ]
SDV356134Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Alleron. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV22090Related to: Alleron (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 12:06PM