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HER Number:MDV63464
Name:Dunkeswell Abbey, Garden

Summary

Surviving garden features include the abbey fishponds and part of the gatehouse. A circular parch mark may be the site of the monastery dovecote.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 143 107
Map Sheet:ST11SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunkeswell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNKESWELL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11SW/3/13

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N., 1989, The Buildings of England: Devon, 343 (Monograph). SDV325629.


Gray, T., 1995, The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources, 92 (Monograph). SDV671.

Surviving garden features include the abbey fishponds (PRN 12616) and part of the 16th century gatehouse (PRN 12617).


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


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Dunkeswell Abbey (Un-published). SDV356230.


Hunt, A., 2000, An Earthwork Survey of Dunkeswell Abbey, 215-226 (Article in Serial). SDV136064.

An earthwork survey undertaken in 2000 in the field to the east of the church identified a circular parch mark which was possibly the site of the monastery dovecote at ST14361076.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV136064Article in Serial: Hunt, A.. 2000. An Earthwork Survey of Dunkeswell Abbey. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 58. Paperback Volume. 215-226.
SDV170167Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Devon Local Register. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV325629Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1989. The Buildings of England: Devon. The Buildings of England: Devon. Hardback Volume. 343.
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.
SDV356230Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Dunkeswell Abbey. 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. 92.

Associated Monuments

MDV1890Part of: Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)
MDV12617Part of: Gatehouse at Dunkeswell Abbey (Building)
MDV12617Related to: Gatehouse at Dunkeswell Abbey (Building)
MDV1892Related to: Dunkeswell Abbey, Bells (Find Spot)
MDV30305Related to: Abbey Church at Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)
MDV12618Related to: Cloisters at Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)
MDV1891Related to: COAT OF ARMS in the Parish of Dunkeswell (Monument)
MDV44192Related to: Dunkeswell Abbey, Building (Monument)
MDV1893Related to: Dunkeswell Abbey, Grave (Monument)
MDV13990Related to: Dunkeswell Abbey, Tile (Find Spot)
MDV30306Related to: East Range at Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)
MDV12616Related to: Fishponds at Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)
MDV12617Part of: Gatehouse at Dunkeswell Abbey (Building)
MDV12617Related to: Gatehouse at Dunkeswell Abbey (Building)
MDV30307Related to: South Range at Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)
MDV12615Related to: West Range at Dunkeswell Abbey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 18 2014 3:05PM