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HER Number:MDV45899
Name:Walled Gardens to South of Marisco Castle, Lundy


At least three small walled enclosures on south-west side of castle, inside wide, shallow ditch of outwork. Thought to have been garden plots, of unknown date.


Grid Reference:SS 141 437
Map Sheet:SS14SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLundy
Ecclesiastical ParishLUNDY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS14SW/23/9
  • Old SAM County Ref: 746
  • Old SAM Ref: 27644

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALLED GARDEN (Unknown date)

Full description

National Trust, 1989, Lundy, Devon. Vol. One, 144 (Report - Survey). SDV1275.

A series of small, walled enclosures occur on the south-west side of the castle, lying below the track and inside the wide, shallow ditch of the outwork, with a stony bank/wall (the remains of a rampart) limiting the southern extent. Thought to have been garden plots. Date unknown. Walls quite degraded. Other details: 101,162..

Claris, P. D., 1989, Untitled Source, 48-9 (Article in Serial). SDV7831.

Three terraces surveyed in 1989, above south cliff. Other details: Plan.

Ternstom, C., 1994, Untitled Source, 8 (Monograph). SDV7840.

Other details: Figure 1, plan.

National Trust, 2002, The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide (Monograph). SDV7235.

English Heritage, 2009, Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West, 117 (Report - non-specific). SDV342694.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1275Report - Survey: National Trust. 1989. Lundy, Devon. Vol. One. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 144.
SDV342694Report - non-specific: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009: South West. English Heritage Report. A4 Bound +Digital. 117.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #92650 ]
SDV7235Monograph: National Trust. 2002. The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide. The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide. A5 Paperback.
SDV7831Article in Serial: Claris, P. D.. 1989. Lundy Field Society Annual Report. 40. A5 Paperback. 48-9.
SDV7840Monograph: Ternstom, C.. 1994. The Castle on the Island of Lundy. A5 Paperback. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV41Part of: Marisco Castle, Lundy (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 27 2010 9:21AM