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HER Number:MDV63553
Name:Walls enclosing Kitchen Gardens, with Gazebo and Cottage, Clovelly Court

Summary

Eighteenth or nineteenth century granite rubble walls enclosing kitchen gardens.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 310 250
Map Sheet:SS32NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishClovelly
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishCLOVELLY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32NW/64/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 91152

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN WALL (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1989, Clovelly, 35 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV4533.

Walls enclosing kitchen gardens, with gazebo and cottage.
Walls enclosing kitchen gardens. Eighteenth- or 19th century. Granite rubble. Two large contiguous rectangular enclosures lying to south of Clovelly Court and the parish church; at the south-west corner a cottage, and half way along north wall a dormer house. Walls generally about 4 metres high to saddle-back coping formed in slate or stone. Wall to west, an approach path to church, has pair of doors to segmental head, and central cross wall dividing the two contained spaces has two pointed arch doorways. Adjoining the churchyard the coping in series of stops. On side towards house at half-way point a small summerhouse with glazed walls in small paned, with hipped slate roof on broad coved cornice; from its north side a wall runs up towards south front of house, flanking east side of churchyard.
The long walk to the field away from the house is swept up at the centre to a short length of horizontal coping, and a small door gives access to the east half of the enclosure. The former gardeners cottage partly restored part rubble, to slate roof to church part double gate, deep set door and small margin bar sash; towards gardens 2+1 windows in 2 storeys; small-pane casements left, margin bar sashes, one in half-dormer, right. Outer wall 1+2 windows, and lower roof over continuation of main wall flush with front of cottage. An important large-scale adjacent to the main house. Other details: LBS number 91152.


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

18th or 19th century walls enclosing kitchen gardens of granite rubble to the south of Clovelly Court. West wall has two doors with segmented heads and central cross wall has two pointed arch doorways. Small summerhouse with glazed wall. Hipped roof to south of house and partly restored gardeners cottage.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2007, Clovelly (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341391.

Other details: LBS number 91152.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 79 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

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.
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. 79.
SDV341391List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 2007. Clovelly. Amendment to List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interes. Digital.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97348 ]
SDV4533List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Clovelly. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 35.

Associated Monuments

MDV74780Parent of: Gardener's Cottage, Clovelly Court (Building)
MDV74781Parent of: Gazebo, Clovelly Court (Building)
MDV11676Related to: Clovelly Court (Building)
MDV112411Related to: Victorian Glasshouses at Clovelly Court (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2015 9:44AM