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HER Number:MDV91954
Name:Churchyard walls and piers around St. Mary's Church, Waverley Road, Highweek, Newton Abbot


The walls and piers surrounding St. Mary's Church were constructed in 1906.


Grid Reference:SX 857 715
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishHIGHWEEK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PIER (XX - 1906 AD to 1906 AD)
  • WALL (XX - 1906 AD to 1906 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Walls, gate piers and other piers surrounding the Church of St Mary Abbotsbury. 1906. By EH Sedding. Devon limestone rubble and freestone ashlar. Rectangular plan. A chamfered plinth to former railings is articulated by gabled piers. Those to the front are larger paired pedestrian entrances flanking a carriage entrance. They have plinths and larger blocks to the tops which are coved at the base and gabled to four sides over recessed trefoil-headed panels. Date listed: 11th December 1996.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109438 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV20737Related to: St. Mary's Church, Highweek, Newton Abbot (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 10 2012 11:30AM