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HER Number:MDV54727
Name:Garden at Buckland Abbey

Summary

Recreated historic gardens, including a herb garden, yew walk, lawn and shrubbery.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 485 669
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/501/15

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XVII to XXI - 1601 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244931.

Des=os 6"(1907)111se.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244934.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n. /the buildings of england: devon(1989)227-9.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV244935.

Nicholas pearson associates(national trust)/buckland abbey: historic survey & restoration plan (november 2001)app 2,22-24/nt report in smr.


Nicholas Pearson Associates, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV4417.

Recreated historic gardens located at sx487-668- to the n of the tithe barn with c20 herb garden to the s at sx48746674. The gardens to the w of buckland abbey include a c.1700 yew walk + c19 lawn and shrubbery (nicholas pearson associates).


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1995, Buckland Abbey (Worksheet). SDV244930.

Iinformal gardens with ancient yews. 1 hectare.


Gray, T., 1995, The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources, 59-60 (Monograph). SDV671.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 1999, Buckland Abbey (Un-published). SDV357658.

Abbey garden in parkland. A flight of steps leads to a herb garden in box-edged beds. The general effect is of a noble building in its setting of sloping lawns, surrounded by a rich assembly of exotic shrubs. Specimen trees include two magnolias, a Western Himalayan, Himalayan Pine, Mahonia lomariifolia, Actinidia kolomikta and Eucryphia.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 20 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Buckland Abbey (Un-published). SDV356173.

The general effect is of a noble building in its setting of sloping lawns, surrounded by a rich assembly of exotic shrubs.


Devon Gardens Trust, 2013, Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV354335.


Greener, C., 2013, Garden Women in Devon, 10 (Article in Serial). SDV358469.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170167Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Devon Local Register. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. A4 Stapled + Digital. 20.
SDV244930Worksheet: Devon Gardens Trust. 1995. Buckland Abbey. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.
SDV244931Migrated Record:
SDV244934Migrated Record:
SDV244935Migrated Record:
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV354335Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2013. Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest. Historic Parks and Gardens - Register and Local List. Digital.
SDV356173Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Buckland Abbey. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV357658Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 1999. Buckland Abbey. Devon Register Review. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV358469Article in Serial: Greener, C.. 2013. Garden Women in Devon. The Devon Gardens Trust Journal. 3. A4 Paperback + Digital. 10.
SDV4417Migrated Record: Nicholas Pearson Associates.
SDV671Monograph: Gray, T.. 1995. The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources. The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources. Paperback Volume. 59-60.

Associated Monuments

MDV5451Part of: Buckland Abbey (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 1:02PM