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Sand

Statutory Designation: 

Sand House and Sand Lodge are listed Grade II*.

District: 
East Devon
Parish: 
Sidford
Grid ref: 
SY 146 925
Map no: 
Landranger 192
Type of site: 
Tudor stone house in landscaped grounds.
Description: 

Sand is a small stone Tudor house with Elizabethan(1590) and early C20 additions and alterations .  Owned by the Huyshe family since 1560. C15 hall house and thatched garden house C1600 in the grounds. Elizabethan garden laid out by John Capel but contracted during farm tenancy 1730-1908.  Garden extended 1908 by Rowland Huyshe and re-landscaed by Mary Sheldon.  Garden further extended by Pat & Margaret Huyshe (1970).

Conservation Area: 
No
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 
Yes
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
References: 
Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 717-8 T Gray: The Garden History of Devon, 1995: 199-200
Status: 
on Devon Gazetteer