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Latitude: 50.7693 / 50°46'9"N
Longitude: -3.9006 / 3°54'2"W
OS Eastings: 266069
OS Northings: 98360
OS Grid: SX660983
Mapcode National: GBR Q7.5ZQF
Mapcode Global: FRA 27Q1.VJY
Entry Name: Garden Walls and Terrace Walls Adjoining South East of North Wyke
Listing Date: 4 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106056
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94950
Location: South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: South Tawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: South Tawton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 69 NE SOUTH TAWTON
1/156 Garden walls and terrace walls
adjoining south-east of
Garden and terrace walls. 1904. Coursed small blocks of Cocktree stone ashlar with
granite ashlar coping.
Description: from the front left end of the gatehouse range of North Wyke a high
wall with soffit-chamfered granite coping extends forwards (south-eastwards)
regularly ramping down to accommodate the falling ground. In the centre it is
interrupted by a gateway with square section gate posts rising higher than the wall.
These have soffit-moulded granite coping and ball finials. It contains original
tall wrought iron double gates enriched with twists, scrolls and fleur-de-lys. At
the bottom it returns north north-eastwards revetting the terraced lawns in front of
the house and rising as a low parapet with soffit-moulded granite coping. The
outside of the wall is buttressed by a series of piers. The parapet ramps up to
these either side and they have ball finials. It projects forward in a semicircle
around a bench and further on there is a flight of stone steps from the garden
terrace to the farmland below.
This wall and terrace is part of a garden scheme associated with the 1904
refurbishment of North Wyke (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SX6605898344
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