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HER Number:MDV80127
Name:Tower Park Gateway, Pound Street

Summary

Grand gateway to Tower Park, Pound Street, Moretonhampstead. Dated to 1887, this gateway structure has a large central arched entrance with a red and cream brick-built tower flanked by two smaller arched pedestrian entrances. Pink and grey slate roof. The northern pedestrian entrance has been partly bricked up.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 750 857
Map Sheet:SX78NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMoretonhampstead
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMORETONHAMPSTEAD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (XIX to XXI - 1887 AD to 2011 AD (Between))

Full description

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

No sign of either the gateway or accompanying Tower Park houses on the First Edition Ordnance Survey Map (1880s-1890s in date).


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

'Tower Park' with gateway structure and terrace of four houses depicted on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey map (approximately 1905 in date).


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, Staff Training Day worksheet (Worksheet). SDV347337.

Tower Park gateway, with engraved date of 1887 above gateway. Ornate entrance to housing estate with lathe and plaster ceiling and candy bricks. Granite kerb stones either side. Slate roof with pink and grey slates. Other details: Staff Training Day worksheet.


2011, Untitled Source (Photograph). SDV347339.

Grand gateway to Tower Park, Pound Street, Moretonhampstead. Dated to 1887, this gateway structure has a large central arched entrance with a red and cream brick-built tower flanked by two smaller arched pedestrian entrances. The northern pedestrian entrance has been partly bricked up. Above the central gateway is a date stone showing ‘Tower Park, 1887’.
(201106015-DNPA-Tower Park-HER-80127 and 201106015-DNPA-Tower Park 2-HER-80127) Other details: P:\Archaeology\HER.

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).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #106932 ]
SDV347337Worksheet: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. Staff Training Day worksheet. Worksheet. A5 Stapled.
SDV347339Photograph: 2011. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV5095 - Moretonhampstead assessment training day

Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2011 11:27AM