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HER Number:MDV41914
Name:Kitchen Garden Walls, Escot


Kitchen garden walls approximately 200 metres west of Escot House. Probably 18th century, patched in the 19th century.


Grid Reference:SY 080 979
Map Sheet:SY09NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTalaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTALATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY09NE/16/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 86917
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN WALL (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Talaton, 140 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341348.

Kitchen garden walls, the garden now used for aquaculture. Probably c18, patched in the C19. Red brick, random bonding tending towards English bond, stone coping. Tall wall enclosing a large former kitchen garden on a south-facing slope. There are gateways in the west and east end, the former with round-headed arch. Late C19- early C20 glasshouse at the top end. These garden walls form part of a good group of listed buildings set in a landscaped park close to Escot (q.v.).

Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Escot (Un-published). SDV356812.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341348List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Talaton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 140.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91259 ]
SDV356812Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Escot. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV44295Part of: Escot Park (Monument)
MDV42193Related to: Escot House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 8 2017 3:03PM