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HER Number:MDV41333
Name:Garden walls, Gatepiers and Gates, Bickleigh Castle


Stone garden walls and gate piers; wrought iron gates, 17th century, re-erected at Bickleigh in 1926.


Grid Reference:SS 936 068
Map Sheet:SS90NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBickleigh (MD)
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICKLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS90NW/1/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 96621
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334587.

Garden walls, gatepiers and gates to the east of bickleigh castle. Garden walls, gate piers and gates. C17 gates re-erected at bickleigh in 1926. Gates restored late c20. Stone walls and gate piers; wrought iron gates. Stone rubble walls; snecked stone gate piers, square on plan with ball finials; pair of elaborate carriage gates said to be of italian origin. The gates are elaborately scrolled at the top and richly-decorated with scroll-work and gilded leaves. A fine pair of gates and part of the setting of bickleigh castle (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV36002.


Waterhouse, R. E., 2009, Report on Visit to Bickleigh Castle, Bickleigh (Site Visit). SDV359732.

Between 1927-1960 new cob walled garden created at north end of site, incorporating parts of cattle linhay and stable block.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV334587Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91083 ]
SDV359732Site Visit: Waterhouse, R. E.. 2009. Report on Visit to Bickleigh Castle, Bickleigh. Digital.
SDV36002Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7047 - Site Visit, Bickleigh Castle, Bickleigh, Mid Devon

Date Last Edited:Apr 9 2020 4:22PM