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Walls to the Vineyard Including Gate Piers and Walls to the Terraced Beds

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gittisham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7747 / 50°46'28"N

Longitude: -3.2154 / 3°12'55"W

OS Eastings: 314398

OS Northings: 97936

OS Grid: SY143979

Mapcode National: GBR P9.9FBS

Mapcode Global: FRA 4741.K4D

Entry Name: Walls to the Vineyard Including Gate Piers and Walls to the Terraced Beds

Listing Date: 27 January 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87150

Location: Gittisham, East Devon, Devon, EX14

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Gittisham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Gittisham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

GITTISHAM COMBE
SY 19 NW

7/148 Walls to the vineyard including
- gate-piers and walls to the
terraced beds
GV II*

Walls to the vineyard, gate-piers and retaining walls to 4 terraces. C17 or earlier.
Flint rubble walls, brick and stone gate-piers.
Flint rubble walls enclose the former vineyard, which is not exactly rectangular
Vineyard Cottage (q.v.), separately listed, is in the north-east corner; in the
centre there are symmetrically arranged terraced beds; gateway in the east wall. The
gate-piers are handmade brick with ashlar quoins and moulded cornices, crowned with
obelisks on carved bases.
Part of the garden at Combe House (q.v.) and an extremely interesting survival. The
vineyard is shown on a survey, plan of circa 1787 reproduced in Christopher Hussey's
articles on Combe in Country Life, June 9, 1955, pp. 1486-1489; June 16. 1955, pp.
1556-1559. The gardens at Combe are grade II on the Register of Parks and Gardens of
special historic interest in England, Ref: SY 1497 G1312.


Listing NGR: SY1440097936

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