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HER Number:MDV63470
Name:Gnaton Hall Gardens, Newton and Noss

Summary

Landscaped gardens surrounding Gnaton Hall, shown on 19th century maps. Full extent not known.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 580 496
Map Sheet:SX54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton and Noss
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishNEWTON FERRERS

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX54NE/11/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Landscaped gardens surrounding Gnaton Hall included a lodge to the north, with an avenue of trees leading to the house, terraced gardens with a sundial and fountain on the south-west side of the house, and a walled garden further to the south-west. Full extent not known. Map object based on this source.


Gray, T., 1995, The Garden History of Devon: An Illustrated Guide to Sources, 110-111 (Monograph). SDV671.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 59 (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, Gnaton Hall (Un-published). SDV357578.

Seat of the Hele family, partly rebuilt for Henry Roe ‘in a neat and substantial manner’ (Polwhele 1806). White (1850) noted that ‘It is now a handsome mansion, with extensive and well-wooded grounds’. Stockdale described it as ’a handsome spacious mansion built about twenty years since’. An early 19th century kitchen garden includes a brick gardener’s bothy situated on a raised terrace.


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

Map object based on this source.


Tingle, M., 2015, A Development at Collaton Cross, Devon. Results of an Archaeological Desk-based Assessment, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV359863.

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. 59.
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.
SDV357578Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Gnaton Hall. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.
SDV359863Report - Assessment: Tingle, M.. 2015. A Development at Collaton Cross, Devon. Results of an Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Martin Tingle. Digital. 4.
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. 110-111.

Associated Monuments

MDV39113Parent of: Bothy in Gnaton Hall Walled Garden (Building)
MDV39112Parent of: Kitchen Garden Walls, Gnaton Hall (Building)
MDV18987Related to: Gnaton Hall (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 3 2016 1:52PM