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HER Number:MDV62942
Name:Parkland and Gardens at Bowringsleigh

Summary

Bowringsleigh, 18th century parkland, 17th century stone summerhouse survives in the garden.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 444
Map Sheet:SX74SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWest Alvington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishWEST ALVINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74SW/12/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

'Fountain' shown at SX71834440, a rectangular building at SX71664447 to the west of 'The Grove' and another rectangular building to the south at SX71714435.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Gray, T., 1995, The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources, 52-54 (Monograph). SDV671.

Bowringsleigh, 18th century parkland, 17th century stone summerhouse survives in the garden. The Illbert garden records are among the more detailed which survive in Devon. Buildings are listed Grade I.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 1999, Bowringsleigh (Un-published). SDV357655.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 16 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Bowringsleigh (Un-published). SDV356158.

Eighteenth century parkland surrounding Bowringsleigh, approached by an extensive avenue of trees. There are a series of wooded walks west of the drive and further walks in The Grove and Bowringleigh wood behind the house. A square stone seventeenth century summer house survives in the garden. Map object based on this source.


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


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.

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. 16.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV356158Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Bowringsleigh. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV357655Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 1999. Bowringsleigh. Devon Register Review. A4 Stapled.
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. 52-54.

Associated Monuments

MDV90932Parent of: Bowringsleigh Lodge (Building)
MDV69854Parent of: Gate Piers South of Bowringsleigh (Building)
MDV69855Parent of: Gate Piers to Bowringsleigh at Heddeswell Cross (Building)
MDV7238Related to: Bowringsleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 12:41PM