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HER Number:MDV64024
Name:Hemerdon House Park

Summary

Small landscaped park around Hemerdon House, probably late 18th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 575
Map Sheet:SX55NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSparkwell
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishPLYMPTON ST.MARY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55NE/23/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARK (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177261.

Des=os 6"(1933)124ne.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177262.

Gray, t. /the garden history of devon/(1995)124.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177263.

Cherry, b. + pevsner, n. /the buildings of england: devon(1989)7856.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV3506.

Hemerdon. Late 18c house. Stockdale noted that it was. 'situated on the northern borders of the parish, is chiefly remarkable as commanding a variety of the most extensive prospects'. Pond in parkland survives (gray).


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 72 (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, Hemerdon (Un-published). SDV357710.

Country house in small landscaped park. An estate plan diverting the road is dated 1795. The house, built for James Woollcombe around the same time, was probably completed only gradually. Stockdale noted that it was ‘situated on the northern borders of the parish, is chiefly remarkable as commanding a variety of the most extensive prospects`. The pond in the parkland survives.

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. 72.
SDV177261Migrated Record:
SDV177262Migrated Record:
SDV177263Migrated Record:
SDV3506Migrated Record:
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.
SDV357710Un-published: Clark, J. + Richardson, D.. 2013. Hemerdon. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 21 2015 1:16PM