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Latitude: 51.195 / 51°11'42"N
Longitude: -4.0907 / 4°5'26"W
OS Eastings: 254013
OS Northings: 146056
OS Grid: SS540460
Mapcode National: GBR KP.4X51
Mapcode Global: VH4MC.17S7
Entry Name: Higher Trayne Garden Piers Steps and Walls
Listing Date: 14 March 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1202942
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390133
Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Ilfracombe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe St Philip and St James
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
853-1/2/141 Higher Trayne, garden piers, steps
Piers, steps and garden walls. c1939-41 by Oliver Hill.
Triangular faceted garden piers of dressed local stone
flanking stone semi-circular steps leading onto the brink of
the coombe. Attached drystone walls enclosing the gardens and
forming the "Italian" garden to the north. The garden lay-out
was contrived to link house (qv) and coombe together with
views of the sea and Welsh coast. A string of small ponds step
down the slope in front of the house to give reflections.
Higher Trayne forms a group with the garden piers, steps and
(Country Life: 29 October 1943: London: 1943-: 772-775).
Listing NGR: SS5401346056
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