• Guided tour of the Nursery and Arboretum at Thornhayes, near Cullompton. Friday 20th October 2017. See Events section for information.
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Bury Meadow

District: 
Exeter
Parish: 
Exeter
Grid ref: 
SX 915 931
Map no: 
Landranger 192
Type of site: 
Urban public park.
Description: 

Bury Meadow was opened to the public in 1846.  The park has municipal limestone gatepiers matching those to ExeterCollege, opposite.  Bury Meadow Cottage was a former toll house.  The park  is overlooked by the pleasant paired villas of Velwell Road which were built by John and Charles Ware in the 1860’s.

Bury Meadow Park gates
Avenue of horse chestnut trees
Conservation Area: 
Yes
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 
No
Area of Great Landscape Value: 
No
Nature Conservation Zone: 
No
Coastal Preservation Area: 
No
National Park: 
No
Scheduled: 
No
Evidence: 
MapView plan, scale 1:2500 Getmapping aerial photograph 1:2500 Historic Maps c1880 scale 1:2500
References: 
Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 539
Status: 
on Devon Gazetteer