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HER Number:MDV40600
Name:Terrace Walls and Entrance Piers to Pynes


Stone revetted terrace, walls, border kerbstones, and entrance piers, 1851.


Grid Reference:SX 914 963
Map Sheet:SX99NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUpton Pyne
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUPTON PYNE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX99NW/28/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107517.

Doe/hhr:upton pyne/(25/10/1984)31.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107518.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n. /the buildings of england: devon/(1989)885.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV107519.

Gray, t. /the garden history of devon: an illustrated guide to sources/(1995)186.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334080.

South east terrace, wall and south west entrance piers to pynes. Stone revetted terrace, walls, border kerbstones, and entrance piers.1851 probably by poynter. Terrace extends well forward of the house to contain formal garden to south-east with flower-beds, kerbstones, revettments with rusticated quoins, the angle capped with squat piers surmounted with pomegranates and urns at intervals. Forecourt entrance flanked by large stone standing stags, on rusticated piers, which could be pre-1851 (doe).

Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N., 1989, The Buildings of England: Devon (Monograph). SDV325629.

Bronze stags on the western entrance piers were provided by c. R. Smith (cherry + pevsner).

GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Map object based on this source.

Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Pynes (Un-published). SDV358118.

Surviving features include the terraced gardens and parkland overgrown in places. The forecourt entrance is flanked by large stone standing stags on rusticated piers, which could be pre-1851. There are formal terraced gardens south of the house, shown on an 18th century survey by B. Langley,
remodelled in 1852 with a fountain by Charles R. Smith.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV107517Migrated Record:
SDV107518Migrated Record:
SDV107519Migrated Record:
SDV325629Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1989. The Buildings of England: Devon. The Buildings of England: Devon. Hardback Volume.
SDV334080Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV358118Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Pynes. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV64770Part of: Parkland and Gardens at Pynes (Monument)
MDV10265Related to: Pynes (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 22 2015 11:46AM