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HER Number:MDV94954
Name:Winkleigh Court Gardens

Summary

Former gardens and parkland at Court Barton (now Winkleigh Court), which included the mound of Court Castle, with an 18th century banqueting house in the centre.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 633 082
Map Sheet:SS60NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWinkleigh
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWINKLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Formal garden shown to south of Court Barton (now Winkleigh Court), parkland to north and north-east, and incorporating the site of Court Castle, with a building in the centre and trees planted around the north and east sides.


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

Map object based on this source.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Devon Local Register, 37 (Un-published). SDV170167.


Clark, J., 2013, Court Castle (Un-published). SDV356210.

Court Castle consists of a substantial flat-topped ovoid mound with a sub-rectangular hummock at its north-eastern corner. A well-preserved ditch lies at the foot of the mound on the north and west while the centre of the mound Is occupied by a ruinous 18th century banqueting house. Beyond It, on the east, is Winkleigh Court where garden earthworks are visible south and east of the house. The site is situated in a small beech and yew plantation at the north-eastern end of Wlnkleigh.


Devon Gardens Trust, 2013, Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest (Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns). SDV354335.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV170167Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Devon Local Register. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. A4 Stapled + Digital. 37.
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).
SDV354335Reg/Local list of Historic Parks and Gdns: Devon Gardens Trust. 2013. Devon Gazetteer of Parks and Gardens of Local Interest. Historic Parks and Gardens - Register and Local List. Digital.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV356210Un-published: Clark, J.. 2013. Court Castle. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV1124Parent of: Court Castle, Winkleigh (Monument)
MDV12566Related to: Winkleigh Court (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 2:41PM