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HER Number:MDV62945
Name:Bovey House Gardens

Summary

Former medieval garden. Surviving features include forecourt garden walls and gateway, circa 1600 and two medieval statues in a modern summerhouse.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 208 903
Map Sheet:SY29SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBeer
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSEATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SW/156/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Bovey House' shown.


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

Surviving garden features include Listed forecourt garden walls and gateway, circa 1600 and a modern summerhouse with two medieval stone statues.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 15 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Clark, J. + Richardson, D., 2013, Bovey House (Un-published). SDV356155.

Former medieval garden. Surviving features include forecourt garden walls and gateway, circa 1600 and two medieval statues in a modern summerhouse.


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.

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. 15.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second 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.
SDV356155Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Bovey House. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
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.

Associated Monuments

MDV27591Parent of: Garden Wall and Gateway, Bovey House (Building)
MDV14053Related to: Bovey House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 21 2015 10:40AM