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Walled Garden and Gazebo West of Shilston Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Modbury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3679 / 50°22'4"N

Longitude: -3.8665 / 3°51'59"W

OS Eastings: 267352

OS Northings: 53668

OS Grid: SX673536

Mapcode National: GBR QB.D8HY

Mapcode Global: FRA 28S2.9GV

Entry Name: Walled Garden and Gazebo West of Shilston Barton

Listing Date: 25 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99753

Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Modbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Modbury St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 65 SE
Walled garden and gazebo
west of Shilston Barton


Walled garden with gazebo. Early C19. Rubble, slate roof to gazebo. A roughly
rectangular enclosure about 45 metres wide and 30 metres deep, set across the
ground slope, with gazebo incorporated in the north-east corner. Walls of vary-
ing heights, up to about 2.5 metres, and in parts overgrown (1987). The north
wall has, internally, 4 large raking buttresses, and at this higher end is a
raised path giving access to the 2-storey gazebo on 10 steps to open ground
floor with openings to south and west. At first floor is a 12-pane fixed light
to south, and a blocked opening plus door, west, at head of steps by north
wall. Front wall has crenellations, roof slopes back to north edge. Arched
opening in east boundary wall, the south boundary wall is in two sections, not
in straight line.

Listing NGR: SX6735253668

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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