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HER Number:MDV80224
Name:Rookery at Tapeley Park, Westleigh


Rookery marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. The area contains the remains of pipes and evidence of possible former water features.


Grid Reference:SS 476 289
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWestleigh
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWESTLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN FEATURE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'The Rookery' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. A stream is shown running broadly east-west through the wood with a small square structure at its eastern end. A well is marked in the south-east corner.

Lauder, R., 2009, The Lost Landscape of Tapeley Park, 32 (Article in Serial). SDV347394.

Within the area known as The Rookery are many intriguing remains including underground pipes and odd remains in the stream bed that might have been rills or cascades.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #107025 ]
SDV347394Article in Serial: Lauder, R.. 2009. The Lost Landscape of Tapeley Park. The Devon Gardens Trust Journal. 2. A4 Paperback + Digital. 32.

Associated Monuments

MDV32497Part of: Tapeley Park, Westleigh (Park/Garden)
MDV17985Related to: Tapeley, Westleigh (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 6 2011 1:13PM