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GATE POSTS AND GATE APPROXIMATELY 140 METRES SOUTH EAST OF WOOD HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GATE POSTS AND GATE APPROXIMATELY 140 METRES SOUTH EAST OF WOOD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1106029

Location

GATE POSTS AND GATE APPROXIMATELY 140 METRES SOUTH EAST OF WOOD HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: South Tawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94983

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Details

SX 69 NE SOUTH TAWTON

1/186 Gate posts and gates approximately 140 metres south-east of Wood House GV II*

Gate posts and gates between farm drive and landscaped gardens. 1899-1905 by Thomas Mawson. Granite ashlar posts and wrought iron gates. The gate posts are square in section with chamfered plinths and soffit-moulded flat caps. The double gates are hung on wrought iron piers. They are fall height with double lockbar enriched with scrolls and have dograils of arrowheads. Alternative rails are twisted. Other fleur-de-lys and scroll ornament and ornate central crestwork in the manner of an overthrow. This gateway is part of an extensive landscaping scheme conceived by Mawson to go with the rebuilding of Wood House. Mawson himself considered the whole scheme as one of his major achievements. Source: T H Mawson The Art and Craft of Garden Making, (5th edition) includes copious notes and illustrations of Wood House.

Listing NGR: SX6572895884

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mawson, T H , The Art and Craft of Garden Making, (1907)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

National Grid Reference: SX6572895884

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