PARK SEAT, WALL AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107057
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
PARK SEAT, WALL AND GATES

Map

Ordnance survey map of PARK SEAT, WALL AND GATES
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1107057 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Oct-2019 at 07:55:49.

Location

Statutory Address:
PARK SEAT, WALL AND GATES

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Shobrooke
National Grid Reference:
SS 85902 01445

Details

SHOBROOKE SHOBROOKE PARK SS 80 SE 2/86 Park seat, wall and gates - GV II Grand, ornamental canopied seat. Front is enclosed by walls and gates. Circa 1850 by T L Donaldson for John Henry Hippisley. Stucco on brick with Portland stone dressings, cast iron gates. Neo-Classical style. Large, semi-circular seat with apsidal canopy. Overlooks landscaped valley to west. Flanking columns with projecting blocks of rusticated, moulded caps and ball finials on stools. Moulded front arm surmounted by carved shell with scrolls. Palmette acroterion. Simple, moulded cornice around back but wooden seat no longer survives. 3 semi-circular steps to front. Seat enclosed by wall with moulded coping on verniculated plinth rising each side and projecting outwards with 2 posts each side, each with setting for ball finials (lying nearby). Gate piers with simple pedimented caps. Iron gates with scroll and palm decoration, honeysuckle cresting and twisted finials. Seat serves as an eye-catcher from the Sundial Terrace (qv).

Listing NGR: SS8590201445

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
96438
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 11 Devon,

Legal

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

End of official listing

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].