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Kitchen Garden Walls with 2 Pairs of Gate Piers and Gates and Steps About 5m West of Kilworthy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tavistock, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5724 / 50°34'20"N

Longitude: -4.1462 / 4°8'46"W

OS Eastings: 248119

OS Northings: 76943

OS Grid: SX481769

Mapcode National: GBR NW.F8TR

Mapcode Global: FRA 276K.8HP

Entry Name: Kitchen Garden Walls with 2 Pairs of Gate Piers and Gates and Steps About 5m West of Kilworthy House

Listing Date: 23 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94033

Location: Tavistock, West Devon, Devon, PL19

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Tavistock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

TAVISTOCK HAMLETS

1818/3/133 Kitchen garden walls, with 2 pairs of
23-JAN-87 gate- piers, gates and steps about 5m
west of Kilworthy House

GV II

Kitchen garden walls, 2 pairs of gate-piers, gates and steps. C18, with mid C19
gates. Granite rubble, cast iron gates. Walls enclose a rectangular area about 1/2 acre, about 3 metres high on the side of Kilworthy House (qv) to east, decreasing in height to west with the slope of the ground. To east, walls in coursed rubble on the outside, random rubble inside, pair of gate-piers approached by a flight of steps; gate-piers about 4 metres high, square section, with cornice and shaped top, cast iron gates with knob and urn finials and diagonal braces. Second pair of smaller piers in west range of wall, in line with main entrance, of similar design, about 2 metres high. Gateway in south wall with segmental stone arch, its keystone with carved mask, said to have come from Tavistock Abbey.

Listing NGR: SX4811976943

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