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Gateway on Drive Entrance to Clovelly Court Estate (Also Known As Round Towers)

A Grade II Listed Building in Clovelly, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9967 / 50°59'47"N

Longitude: -4.4171 / 4°25'1"W

OS Eastings: 230485

OS Northings: 124699

OS Grid: SS304246

Mapcode National: GBR K7.KJVZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 16MG.YVW

Plus Code: 9C2QXHWM+M5

Entry Name: Gateway on Drive Entrance to Clovelly Court Estate (Also Known As Round Towers)

Listing Date: 19 June 1989

Last Amended: 25 September 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91159

Location: Clovelly, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Clovelly

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clovelly All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS 3124/90 Gateway on drive entrance
to Clovelly Court

The address shall be amended to read


5/90 Gateway on drive entrance
to Clovelly Court
Estate (also known
as Round Towers)


SS 32 SW

5/90 Gateway on drive entrance to
Clovelly Court Estate

- II

Gateway. Early C19. Coursed stone rubble with crenellated parapets. Now roofless.
Plan: a pair of circulr 2-storeyed towers, each a 1-room plan lodge on either side
of the drive and linked by an arch over the carriageway. Designed in the form of a
shan castle.
Exterior: 2 storeyed circular towers with battlements and a 4-centred arch between.
The front elevation of each tower has a pointed-arch window with a blind head and
reused granite jambs. The gate is late C19, executed in wood.
Interior: the floors and roof have been removed. The right-hand tower has a
fireplace with a brick surround.
Part of the landscaped park created by Sir James Hamlyn in the late C18/early C19
around Clovelly Court.
Source: W. G. Hoskins Devon. P370.

Listing NGR: SS3048524699

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