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HER Number:MDV97508
Name:Coombe House Park and Gardens

Summary

Formal gardens to the west of Coombe House, and parkland mainly to the east and south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 787 010
Map Sheet:SS70SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishColebrooke
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCOLEBROOKE

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Historic Parkland marked on nineteenth century mapping to south and west of Combe House

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • LANDSCAPE PARK (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Formal gardens are shown to the west of the house, parkland to the north, east and south. Raddon Plantation lies to the east of the parkland, and Hollywalk Plantation at the west end of the southern parkland. The Lodge is to the north-west of the house.


Devon Gardens Trust, 1999, Coombe House (Un-published). SDV356208.

The 1904 Revision of the Ordnance Survey map shows extensive parkland, a lodge, a long drive eastwards to Raddondown Cross and Raddondown Plantation where there is a monument.


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.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second 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. [Mapped feature: #110182 ]
SDV356208Un-published: Devon Gardens Trust. 1999. Coombe House. Devon Local Register of Parks and Gardens of Local Historic Interest. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV38384Related to: Coombe House (Building)
MDV93882Related to: The Lodge, Coombe House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 3 2019 9:36AM