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HER Number:MDV39113
Name:Bothy in Gnaton Hall Walled Garden


Gardener's bothy situated inside kitchen garden walls. Circa early C19. Slate rubble with red brick dressings.


Grid Reference:SX 578 495
Map Sheet:SX54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton and Noss
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNEWTON FERRERS

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NE/11/5
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 100441

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOTHY (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1986, SX54NE7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV361878.

Card includes full listing description. (DOE HHR South Hams District (Holbeton part) Devon 19/07/1984, 58-9)

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

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1107797 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Bothy Approximately 220 metres South West of Gnaton Hall

Grade: II
List Entry Number: 1107797
Date first listed: 19th July 1984

Gardener's bothy situated inside kitchen garden walls. Circa early C19. Slate rubble with red brick dressings. Trefoil on plan with trefoiled conical slated roof, probably originally thatched. Trefoiled brick chimney stack at roof apex. Single storey. Four-centred arch gothic casement windows with Y-tracery and glazing bars in red brick arch openings. Central reset C16 granite four-centred arch doorway with roll moulding and carved spandrels. The bothy is situated in the centre of the splay on the west side of the kitchen garden, on a raised terrace. The C16 doorway has been reused from an earlier house on or near the site, evidence for which is a large stone set into a C19 stable range nearby, inscribed "PER W: A Hele AR : 1596"

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #90118 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1107797.
SDV361878Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1986. SX54NE7. OSAD Card. Card Index + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV63470Part of: Gnaton Hall Gardens, Newton and Noss (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2018 9:38AM