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HER Number:MDV55165
Name:Former Drive Entrance to Oldstone


Four gate-piers at the former drive entrance to Oldstone, 18th century. The two inner piers flank the drive and the outer piers flank pedestrian gates.


Grid Reference:SX 816 521
Map Sheet:SX85SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBlackawton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBLACKAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SW/7/9/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 99804

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151320.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV335548.

4 gate-piers at former drive entrance to oldstone. C18. Red sandstone ashlar piers, square on plan, with moulded limestone bases and caps. The caps have been restored in concrete, 2 have c20 lamps and 2 have concrete hall finials. The gates are c20. The 2 inner piers flank the drive and the outer piers flank pedestrian gate (doe).

Keep, C., 2013, Oldstone (Un-published). SDV357994.

The drive left the Turnpike at a lodge and through an 18th century metal railed gateway with red sandstone pillars.

Google, 2015, Google Streetview (Website). SDV357604.

Map object based on this source.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151320Migrated Record:
SDV335548Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV357604Website: Google. 2015. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV357994Un-published: Keep, C.. 2013. Oldstone. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV55161Part of: Oldstone Park (Monument)
MDV8508Related to: Ruins of Oldstone House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 25 2015 11:47AM