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HER Number:MDV96243
Name:Garden Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to Medelpad, Pilton, Barnstaple


High garden walls, gate piers and gates constructed circa 1840.


Grid Reference:SS 555 341
Map Sheet:SS53SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBarnstaple
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPILTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • GATE PIER (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))
  • WALL (Constructed, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

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

Garden walls and gate piers and gates to Medelpad, Dark Lane. Garden walls, gate piers and gates to Medelpad (qv). c1840s. Local stone rubble walls, built up on the rockface in places; smooth-rendered gate piers; cast- and wrought-iron gates. Wall encloses Medelpad garden with garden gate off Dark Lane. Very tall walls, one section rising to form one wall of a small stable block in the rear yard of Medelpad; square section gate piers with projecting string and tiered caps. Gate has middle rail with frieze of roundels and ogee bracing above; spear finials above the top rail.

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: #110072 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 9 2013 2:45PM