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HER Number:MDV96321
Name:Summerhouse in Garden at Tawstock Court

Summary

Hexagonal summer house or gazebo at the south-west corner of the tennis court. Single storey with a conical thatched roof.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 557 299
Map Sheet:SS52NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTawstock
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAWSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Tawstock, 58 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV76335.

Octagonal summer house at south-west corner with conical thatch roof with gothick pointed arched windows flanking double plank doors with pointed arched glazing bars.


Goodwin, N. D. + Aker, R. H., 1989, Gazebo or Summer House at St Michaels School (Worksheet). SDV359875.

Six sided single storey gazebo with thatched roof and lead finial.


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


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

Garden structures including terraces, garden walls, summer houses and folly to garden to north-west of Tawstock Court. Garden structures including terraces, garden walls, summer houses and folly. Late C18. Stone rubble garden walls to 3 sides of stone rubble with rubbed brick capping with ball finials at intervals to east side. 4 terraces, ashlar, balustraded, with sweeping flight of stone steps to top right corner. Summer house to centre of north side with tent-shaped roof and timber lattice work. Small squat folly tower at south east corner with embattled parapet. 4 light window to front over balustrading above alcove with cambered arch. Roof removed. Cambered arched gateway opposite on west side surmounted by lions. Octagonal summer house at south-west corner with conical thatch roof with gothick pointed arched windows flanking double plank doors with pointed arched glazing bars.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110090 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV359875Worksheet: Goodwin, N. D. + Aker, R. H.. 1989. Gazebo or Summer House at St Michaels School. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV76335List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Tawstock. Historic Houses Register. 58.

Associated Monuments

MDV54855Part of: Tawstock Court Park and Gardens (Monument)
MDV37691Part of: Walled Garden at Tawstock Court (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2016 9:48AM