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Latitude: 50.6898 / 50°41'23"N
Longitude: -3.8032 / 3°48'11"W
OS Eastings: 272727
OS Northings: 89341
OS Grid: SX727893
Mapcode National: GBR QF.9SVK
Mapcode Global: FRA 27X8.44P
Entry Name: Whiddon Park Deer Park Wall
Listing Date: 4 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146648
English Heritage Legacy ID: 85003
Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Moretonhampstead
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Moretonhampstead St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 78 NW
1/71A Whiddon Park Deer
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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