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Description: Deer Park Wall at Berry Pomeroy Castle
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100538
OS Grid Reference: SX8413462428
OS Grid Coordinates: 284134, 62428
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4502, -3.6334
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SX 86 SW and SX 8261 BERRY POMEROY
5/77 and 11/77 Deer Park Wall at Berry
Field boundary walls, formerly deer park boundary walls. Pre 1292. Coursed
limestone rubble dry masonry wall capped in part with limestone slabs. Surrounds
an area of about 340 acres. About three quarters of its length still exists but
where it passes through woodland it has been damaged by the roots. It rises to
just over two metres in its more complete sections and up to about one metre
References: Ordnance Survey Antiquity No SX 86 SW - 30.
Transactions of the Devonshire Association (H M Whitley) 47, 1915, pp 285-293.
E P Shirley, English Deer Parks, 1867, page 92.
Listing NGR: SX8413462428
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Source: English Heritage
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