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Whiddon Park Deer Park Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Moretonhampstead, Devon

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146648

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85003

Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Moretonhampstead

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Moretonhampstead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX 78 NW
1/71A Whiddon Park Deer
Park Wall


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

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