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HER Number:MDV41924
Name:Combe House, Fish Pond


Fish pond in the parkland to the northwest of Combe House.


Grid Reference:SY 139 979
Map Sheet:SY19NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGittisham
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGITTISHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY19NW/6/9
  • Old Registered Parks and Gardens Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FISHPOND (Post Medieval to XXI - 1540 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Fish Pond' shown on OS 25" (1880s & 1906) maps as an irregular shaped feature up to 100m long x up to 55m wide to the northwest of Combe House. 'Waterfalls' & a 'Sluice' are shown on the northwest side & a small building is shown on the northeast side. Other details: Also on OS 25" (1906) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 70SE (Cartographic). SDV117744.

Fishpond shown on OS 6" (1905) map.

English Heritage, 2003, Combe House (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV324649.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 134-5 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2511 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Combe House. 16th century or earlier with later additions. Listed Grade I. Extensive grounds contain park, woodland, gardens and other features and buildings of Listed Grade II status.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 134-5.
SDV117744Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 70SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV324649Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 2003. Combe House. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2511.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV10938Related to: Combe House, Combe Park (Building)
MDV32461Related to: Combe Park, Gittisham (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3339 - East Devon heathlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2016 1:13PM