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Garden Structures Including Terraces, Summer House, Tool House, Gates and Gatepiers, Sundial and Statuary Furniture to Front Garden to Tapeley Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Westleigh, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0401 / 51°2'24"N

Longitude: -4.1725 / 4°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 247790

OS Northings: 128989

OS Grid: SS477289

Mapcode National: GBR KL.GLT5

Mapcode Global: FRA 264C.J9S

Entry Name: Garden Structures Including Terraces, Summer House, Tool House, Gates and Gatepiers, Sundial and Statuary Furniture to Front Garden to Tapeley Park House

Listing Date: 29 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98841

Location: Westleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Westleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Westleigh

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WESTLEIGH TAPELEY PARK
SS 42 NE
3/117 Garden structures including
terraces, summer house, tool
house, gates and gatepiers,
sundial and statuary furniture to
front garden to Tapeley Park
House
GV II
Garden structures including terraces, summer house, tool house, gates and gatepiers,
sundial and statuary furniture. Early C20, forming part of John Belcher's scheme
for re-design of house and garden. 3 terraces. Stone rubble with brick coping and
projecting buttresses at intervals with moulded stone coping and at the centre of
each terrace a flight of brick steps with stone flank walls with moulded coping.
Summer house on west side including steps and piers. Summer house, stone rubble
with scantle slate ogee hipped roof with ball finial and projecting timber
modillion eaves. Small rectangular building with tripartite open front and central
arch supported on columns with moulded capitals. In front, flight of steps with
flanking walls surmounted by oriental mythical beasts. Tall monolithic granite
columns in front with dragons entwined around the columns. Gatepiers and gates to
south side. Gatepiers of stone rubble. Square section, surmounted by ball
finials. Wrought iron gates with ornate cresting with leaves and scrolls. Sundial
to centre of lower terrace by J Bird of London. Spiral fluted baluster with
Corinthian capital, bronze sundial on top. Tool shed on upper terrace, east side,
of brick and stone rubble and patterned slate roof. Dutch gable with niches
containing busts. Stone arched gateways to north and east sides.


Listing NGR: SS4779028989

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