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HER Number:MDV64761
Name:Newnham Landscaped Park

Summary

Eighteenth century parkland at Newnham Park.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 556 579
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/6/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LANDSCAPE PARK (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144804.

Des=gray,t. /the garden history of devon: an illustrated guide to sources/(1995)164.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144805.

Des=os 6" (1904)118se.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144806.

Des=gallant,l. /deer parks/(1986)/manuscript in smr.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 103 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Newnham Park (Un-published). SDV144803.

Newnham Park is a large country house in a landscaped park extending to circa 200 acres. According to Polwhele in 1806 the park was 'well stocked with deer, well wooded and having the river Torey running through it'. Features shown on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1904) map include a long narrow fishpond to the west of the house, kennels to the north and the deer park extending to the north-west. Some of the wooded parkland survives.


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


Clark, J., 2013, Newnham Park (Un-published). SDV358023.

Remains of 18th century parkland.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV144803Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Newnham Park. Devon Register Review. Unknown.
SDV144804Migrated Record:
SDV144805Migrated Record:
SDV144806Migrated Record:
SDV170167Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Devon Local Register. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. A4 Stapled + Digital. 103.
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.
SDV358023Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Newnham Park. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13504Related to: Newnham Deerpark (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 25 2015 3:13PM