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HER Number:MDV74777
Name:Gazebo in Saunton Court Gardens


Two storey gazebo in south east corner of lawn terrace, built of ashlar blocks with pyramidal slate roof. Formed by Lutyens from the existing gig house.


Grid Reference:SS 457 378
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*): 98349

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GAZEBO (Unknown date)

Full description

Department of Environment, 1985, Braunton, 53 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV73918.

Clock tower/gazebo at south east corner, of ashlar blocks with pyramidal slate roof. Two storeyd, built into bank with round archway over wrought-iron gates on south face, and convex steps leading to cambered arched doorway to upper storey on west side. Two-light window, 8 panes per light, with keystone and voussoirs to cambered arch over round archway with keystone on east side, reused rainwater head to left dated 1674.

English Heritage, 2000, Saunton Court, Devon (Register of Parks and Gardens in England). SDV341435.

Two storey gazebo formed by Lutyens from the existing gig house. Ground floor arch enclosed by wrought iron gates, which lead to the garden. The upper section is entered by convex stone steps on the northwest side, and has a clock face on its north-east facade. Other details: GD1691.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341435Register of Parks and Gardens in England: English Heritage. 2000. Saunton Court, Devon. Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England. A4 Stapled.
SDV73918List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1985. Braunton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 53.

Associated Monuments

MDV74778Part of: Former Farm Buildings at Saunton Court (Monument)
MDV32498Part of: Saunton Court Gardens (Building)
MDV11857Related to: Saunton Court, Braunton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 11 2008 2:19PM