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HER Number:MDV75820
Name:Gazebo at Poole Farm

Summary

Gazebo built in the early 18th century in the formal gardens at Poole Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 816 454
Map Sheet:SX84NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSlapton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSLAPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GAZEBO (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Small square building shown on 19th century map in the formal gardens to the east of the farmhouse at Poole Farm.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.


Waterhouse, R., 2007, Pool Farm, Slapton: An Archaeological Appraisal, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV343267.

Small square single storey gazebo or garden house at Pool Farm constructed of slate rubble and built into the adjoining walls of the formal terraced gardens to the north of the farmhouse. The building was heated with a small hearth in the north corner. It probably had a pyramidal slate or lead roof and seems to date from the earlier 18th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV343267Report - Assessment: Waterhouse, R.. 2007. Pool Farm, Slapton: An Archaeological Appraisal. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV75824Part of: Walled Gardens to the south and east of Poole Farm House (Monument)
MDV75824Related to: Walled Gardens to the south and east of Poole Farm House (Monument)
MDV75814Related to: Poole Farm House (Monument)
MDV8354Related to: Poole Farmstead (Monument)
MDV75824Part of: Walled Gardens to the south and east of Poole Farm House (Monument)
MDV75824Related to: Walled Gardens to the south and east of Poole Farm House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4557 - Poole Farm Appraisal

Date Last Edited:Oct 7 2009 3:15PM