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HER Number:MDV54846
Name:Gardens at Perridge House


Formal and informal gardens totalling three acres. The existing garden is largely early 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 867 903
Map Sheet:SX89SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolcombe Burnell
Ecclesiastical ParishKENN

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of dismantled railway and historic parkland, walled garden and traditional farm buildings associated with Perridge House

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX89SE/74/1
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (Unknown date)

Full description

Devon Gardens Trust, 1995, Perridge House (Worksheet). SDV357991.

Perridge house. Formal and informal gardens. Three acres.

Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 109 (Un-published). SDV170167.

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

Clark, J., 2013, Perridge House (Un-published). SDV357992.

A Regency house built by George Byfield for Josiah White c1831 on the site of a cob-walled farmhouse. The existing tile-capped kitchen garden wall date from the time of the previous house. The existing garden is largely the work of Sir Henry Studholme between 1930 and 1960. His son, Sir Paul, installed the swimming pool and the hard tennis court in the 1960’s. The pair of stone obelisks on the drive
came from another family property, Wembury House, near Plymouth.

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. 109.
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.
SDV357991Worksheet: Devon Gardens Trust. 1995. Perridge House. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet.
SDV357992Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Perridge House. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV31921Related to: Perridge House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2019 3:09PM