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HER Number:MDV61176
Name:Dunsland, Walled Garden


Late 18th century walled garden.


Grid Reference:SS 408 048
Map Sheet:SS40SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBradford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRADFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS40SW/39

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

National Trust, 1993, Dunsland, Devon, 15 (Report - Survey). SDV4675.

Walled garden built towards end of 18c at the time the park and surrounding land was planted. In serious state of decay, in places walls stand to ht of approx 4m, elsewhere completely degraded or deteriorating. Some young oaks planted inside, but mainly scrub.

Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 45 (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. + Richardson, D., 2013, Dunsland House (Un-published). SDV356774.

In the early eighteenth century the house was set within a formal landscape, but later acquired a small landscape park, pleasure ground and walled gardens. The walled gardens are now ruinous.

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. 45.
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.
SDV356774Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Dunsland House. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV4675Report - Survey: National Trust. 1993. Dunsland, Devon. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 15.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4019 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 3:10PM