Lupton Park, Kingswear - Torbay (UA) / South Hams

The designed landscape was principally developed from the late-C18 through to mid-C19. After World War II the house became a hotel, then a school. Today a trust occupies the house (at risk) with the degraded Italianate garden, while other owners occupy the park, walled garden, pleasure grounds and woodlands. In 2015 Historic England funded a condition report for the Italianate Garden and a further grant for development work on the house and garden was offered with work underway in 2017-18. The condition of the park is being tackled by a Natural England Stewardship Scheme.

Lupton Park, Kingswear - Torbay (UA) / South Hams
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Lupton Park
    Heritage Category:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1000696
    Local Planning Authority:
    Torbay (UA)
    Site Type:
    Gardens parks and urban spaces > Landscape park

Location

    Unitary Authority:
    Torbay (UA)
    District / Borough:
    South Hams
    Parish:
    Kingswear
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Totnes
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Park and garden
    Condition:
    Extensive significant problems
    Vulnerability:
    High
    Trend:
    Improving
    Ownership:
    Mixed, multiple owners
    Designation:
    Registered Park and Garden grade II*, 7 LBs, part in CA