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HER Number:MDV63552
Name:Archway, The Wilderness, Clovelly Court

Summary

Archway on cliff edge. Set over a cleft in the rocks, allowing access to viewpoint. Probably early 19th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 300 265
Map Sheet:SS32NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClovelly
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLOVELLY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NE/34/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91164

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ARCH (Constructed, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'The Cave' marked.


Department of Environment, 1989, Clovelly, 41 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV4533.

Archway on point of cliff edge.
Archway in landscaped park by Sir James Hamlyn. Probably early 19th century. Coursed rubble arch with rustic wooden brackets under the arch head. The archway set over a cleft in the rocks, through it passes a pathway to a viewing-place situated right on the cliff edge with a prospect out to sea.
Part of the landscaped park created by Sir James Hamlyn around Clovelly Court in the late 18th-/early 19th century. Other details: LBS number 91164.


Nicholas Pearson Associates, 2001, Clovelly Park: Historic Landscape Survey and Restoration Plan. (Draft) (Report - non-specific). SDV16249.

Archway in 'The Wilderness' on cliff edge set over a cleft in the rocks allowing access to viewpoint. Probably built in early 19th century as part of landscaped park by Sir James Hamlyn. Coursed rubble arch with rustic wooden brackets under arch head. Probably the feature shown as 'The Cave' on the first edition ordnance survey map, 1880.


Child, P, 2002, Countryside Stewardship. Clovelly Court (Correspondence). SDV354622.

Picturesque contribution to the landscape.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 85 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

'The Cave' marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16249Report - non-specific: Nicholas Pearson Associates. 2001. Clovelly Park: Historic Landscape Survey and Restoration Plan. (Draft). Nicholas Pearson Associates Report. Unknown. A4 Comb Bound + Digital.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 85.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #40815 ]
SDV354622Correspondence: Child, P. 2002. Countryside Stewardship. Clovelly Court. Letter to Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV4533List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Clovelly. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 41.

Associated Monuments

MDV11676Related to: Clovelly Court (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2015 10:04AM