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Brief description of site

Hayne Manor contains the remains of a mid-18th-century landscape. There are also early-19th-century gardens and parkland, which are now in divided ownership. The site occupies about 20 hectares.

Brief history of site

A house is shown on the site on a map of 1575. There may have been a series of terraces associated with this early building. The re-modelling of the grounds and the construction of the grotto appear to date from the mid-18th century. The house was rebuilt in a Gothic Revival style in the early-19th century, and was extended in 1865. By the 1980s the house had become derelict and the estate divided. It has since been restored.

Location information:

Address: Hayne Manor, Stowford, Devon, EX20 4DB

Locality: Tavistock

Local Authorities:

Devon; West Devon; Stowford

Historical County: Devon

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 201 Grid Ref: SX421867
Latitude: 50.6585 Longitude: -4.23531

Key information:

Form of site: landscape park

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Site Style : Gothic

Site first created: Before 1575

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 20

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