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HER Number:MDV92766
Name:Boundary wall and features north of St Andrew's Church, Ashburton


Gates, piers, railings, boundary wall and conduit head on north side of St Andrew’s Church churchyard, West Street.


Grid Reference:SX 754 697
Map Sheet:SX76NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (XVII to Unknown - 1700 AD)
  • WALL (XVII to Modern - 1700 AD? to 2013 AD (Between))
  • CONDUIT (XIX to XXI - 1850 AD to 2013 AD (Between))
  • RAILINGS (XIX to XXI - 1850 AD to 2013 AD (Between))
  • GATE PIER (Built, XX to Unknown - 1932 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

Gates, piers, railings, boundary wall and conduit head on N of churchyard, WEST STREET (Formerly Listed as: WEST STREET (South side) Churchyard gates and railings of Church of St Andrew)
Gates, gate-piers, railings, boundary wall and conduit head. Gates about 1700. Gate-piers 1932. Railings probably mid C19. Boundary wall C18 or earlier. Conduit head probably mid C19. Fine pair of iron gates with matching overthrow carrying town arms, ornamented with scrollwork and foliage; restored 1932. Square granite ashlar gate-piers with balls on top. Railings to W have moulded iron shafts and finials decorated with 3-leaved flowers. Boundary wall to E is of stone rubble with coping of heavily weathered, chamfered granite blocks. Inset at W end is a former water conduit head (tap removed) with jambs and pointed arch in red brick. (A Guide to St Andrew's Church, Ashburton: Ashburton: 6; Pilkington F: Ashburton. The Dartmoor Town: Callington, Cornwall: 1978-: 42).
Listing NGR: SX7549369790

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #109595 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23278Related to: 21-29 West Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV23286Related to: 30 West Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV13601Related to: 32 West Street, Ashburton (Building)
MDV119841Related to: Church Cottage, Ashburton (Building)
MDV119840Related to: Former St John's Ambulance Hall, Ashburton (Building)
MDV7876Related to: St. Andrew's Parish Church, Ashburton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 18 2017 1:50PM