WHIDDON PARK DEER PARK WALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1146648

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: WHIDDON PARK DEER PARK WALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WHIDDON PARK DEER PARK WALL

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

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge (District Authority)

Parish: Moretonhampstead

National Park: DARTMOOR

National Grid Reference: SX7272789341

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Details

MORETONHAMPSTEAD

SX 78 NW 1/71A Whiddon Park Deer Park Wall

II*

Walls of deer park. Probably a medieval deer park, the walls may be medieval as well. Granite rubble, carefully built using large pieces of granite. The massive wall is very thick and stands up to 3 metres high in places. It is intact and there is a ditch on the inside of the wall. It encloses a deer park originally belonging to Whiddonpark House (qv) in Chagford parish where a section of the wall is separately listed:- 'Whiddon Park Deer Park Wall between SX 723889 and SX 722894' (qv). Whiddonpark House is a large late C16 to early C17 houlse and seat of the Whiddon family. The estate was bought by the Drewe family who built Castle Drogo (qv) in Drewsteignton parish.

Listing NGR: SX7272789341

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 85003

Legacy System: LBS

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