• Guided tour of the Nursery and Arboretum at Thornhayes, near Cullompton. Friday 20th October 2017. See Events section for information.
Devon Gardens Trust is devoted to the preservation and enhancement of gardens in the UK county of Devon

Planning Casework Log

The Gardens Trust is the statutory consultee for planning applications which affect sites on the Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England.  The Devon Gardens Trust is a member of the Gardens Trust and acts on its behalf in responding to consultations in the County of Devon.

In this Section, formal responses from the Devon Gardens Trust to planning applications will be published (from November 2015).  Earlier responses can be found in the Planning Casework Archive.

Key to Authorities:  DCC - Devon County Council; ECC - Exeter City Council; ED - East Devon District Council; MD - Mid-Devon District Council; ND - North Devon District Council; PCC - Plymouth City Council; SD - South Devon District Council; SH - South Hams District Council; TDC - Teignbridge District Council; TO - Torbay Council; WD - West Devon District Council.

Property or Property AffectedAuthApplication ReferenceDate LoggedBrief Description of WorksDGT Response
Oxton HouseTDCApplication16/12/2016Erection Of A Dwelling. Land Adjoining Oxton Mere Barn, Kenton.Response

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MDCApplication06/12/2016Listed Building Consent for erection of boilerhouse and associated woodchip and composting stores, and installation of connection to Knightshayes House and Stables.  Response
Saltram HousePCCApplication29/11/2016Upgrading tracks and paths and creation of junior cycle skills area.Response
Exeter CathedralECCApplication21/11/2016Additional area for the Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market for 1 year only due to the fire at 18 Cathedral Yard and the Royal Clarence Hotel. Additional area is along north side of Cathedral towards the Southernhay end of the Cathedral Green. 1, The Cloisters, Cathedral Close, Exeter, EX1 1HS.Response
Rockbeare ManorEDPre-application17/11/2016Proposal to remove a 130m section of hedge.Response
Italian Garden at Great AmbrookTDCApplication25/10/2016The felling and coppicing of 338 marked mixed trees as part of the restoration of a listed, historic garden. Land At NGR 282315 65329, Great Ambrook, Great Ambrook Avenue, Ipplepen. Response
A La Ronde and The Point in ViewEDApplication25/10/2016Construction of an 830m single carriageway road with roundabouts forming junctions at either end linking Dinan Way & the A376 Exmouth Road.  Includes the provision of a footway on the south side of the carriageway, earthworks and associated landscaping.  The road is located between Pitt Farm and Summer Lane, Exmouth at Exmouth EX8 5BD.Response 
Chevithorne Barton, Tiverton  MDApplication  19/10/2016Listed Building Consent for internal and external alterations, including erection of extensions. Chevithorne Barton, Chevithorne, Tiverton, Devon. No response 
RousdonEDApplication08/10/2016Replacement of gas fire with wood burning stove and installation of external flue. 4 Stable Courtyard, Rousdon, Lyme Regis DT7 3RA.No Comment
Old Cordwents, Halberton  MD Application 30/09/2016 Listed Building Consent for replacement of weather boarding to gable end, strengthening of existing supporting structure, and installation of wall insulation to internal lining of gable wall. Old Cordwents, 1 Lower Town, Halberton, Tiverton. No response 
Simmons ParkWDApplication21/09/2016Development of redundant outbuildings at 9 Station Road to 2 x 1 bedroom flats. 9 Station Road, Okehampton EX20 1DY.Response 
Leigh BartonMD  Application09/09/2016 Conversion of agricultural storage building to office. Land and Buildings at NGR 269661 105378 (Leigh Barton), East Leigh, Devon. No response 
Oxton House TDC Application  26/08/2016Erection of a dwelling. Land Adjoining Oxton Mere Barn, Kenton. Response 
Ugbrooke Park TDCApplication  16/08/2016Two agricultural buildings and associated landscaping. Gappah Farm, Gappah, Chudleigh, Devon TQ13 0AQ.Response 
ParkeTDC Application  16/08/2016Retrospective application for instruction sign in association with car park charging machine.  Parke Car Park, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9JQ.  No Comment
ParkeTDC Application 16/08/2016 Retrospective application for the installation of a pay and display machine (revised location). Parke Car Park, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9JQ. No Comment  
Combe HouseEDApplication14/08/2016Provision of venue for weddings, conferences and related activities through conversion of existing barns, demolition of pole barns and their replacement with new timber clad barns and provision of associated car parking, enhanced access and landscaping works. Combe House Hotel, Gittisham, Honiton EX14 3AD. No Comment
RousdonEDApplication01/08/2016Infill of open front outbuilding and replacement windows. Infill of open fronted outbuilding with panelling/french doors; insertion of insulation board to roof timbers and walls; insertion of damp proof membrane to floor; replacement windows. 5 Old Home Farm, Rousdon, Lyme Regis DT7 3YL.No Comment  
Sharpham HouseSHApplication23/07/2016Relocation of vineyard cafe. Sharpham Vineyard, Lane Past Sharpham Vineyard, Ashprington, Devon TQ9 7UT.Response 
7 Cliff Terrace, Budleigh SaltertonEDApplication06/07/2016Internal alterations including removal of wall and reconfiguration of layout; replacement of two roof windows with conservation roof windows. 7 Cliff Terrace, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6JY.No response 
Stover ParkTDCApplication23/06/2016Alterations to the Bridge over Liverton Brook, to remove and relocate the stone parapet on the south west elevation, and widen the bridge to accommodate a 10m road and adjacent cycleway/walkway (3m), as part of the widening of the A382. Associated demolition and rebuilding of two sections (60m section and 90m section) of the boundary wall of Stover Park and Garden  at Stover School, Road From Stover Caravan Park to Forches Cross, STOVER, TQ12 6QG.Response 
Castle HillND  Application22/06/2016 EXTENSION TO VILLAGE HALL. FILLEIGH VILLAGE HALL, FILLEIGH, BARNSTAPLE. Response 
Saltram PCC  Application21/06/2016 ERECTION OF TIMBER COMMUNITY SHED, GRAVEL ACCESS PATH, AND HARDSTANDING. Saw Pit Field, Saltram Estate, Merafield Road. Response 
Stover Park  DCCApplication 14/06/2016 Restoration works on the Grade II listed Bridge 300 metres north of Stover House at Bridge at Ngr 283748 74490, Road from Stover Caravan Park, To Forches Cross, Stover, NEWTON ABBOT, TQ12 6QG. Response 
The Hoe, Plymouth PCC Application 13/06/2016 STORAGE AND HIRE OF KAYAKS AND STAND UP PADDLE BOARDS WITH CHANGING FACILITIES. TINSIDE EAST BUILDING C, HOE ROAD PLYMOUTH PL1 2NZ. Response 
Knowle, Sidmouth ED Application 11/05/2016 The construction of an assisted living community for older people comprising extra care units, staff accommodation and communal facilities, including a kitchen, restaurant/bar/cafe, a well-being suite comprising gym, treatment rooms and pool, a communal lounge and storage facilities; car parking for residents, visitors and staff of the assisted living community; comprehensive landscaping comprising communal and private spaces; and associated groundworks. Council Offices, Knowle, Sidmouth EX10 8HL. Response 
Stover Park DCC  Application11/05/2016 Alterations to widen, as well as straighten the horizontal and vertical alignment of the A382. Proposal for dual carriageway between Drumbridges and Trago Roundabout, and widening of the carriageway to 10m from Trago Mills Roundabout to White Hills Croft. Associated provision of a 3.0m wide pedestrian and cycle way alongside the widened road, landscaping and drainage. Provision of a new route connecting the A382 to West Golds Way near the new Newton Abbot Hospital site (Jetty Marsh II) at West of Newton Abbot between Drumbridges roundabout on the A38 and West Golds Way, Newton Abbot. Response 
The Hoe, Plymouth PCC Application 05/05/2016Installation of Wi-Fi access points to existing lighting columns. THE HOE, HOE ROAD, PLYMOUTH PL1 1DE. Response 
Stover Park DCC Application 06/05/2016Conservation repair at The Ice House, Road from Stover Caravan Park to Forches Cross, Stover, TQ12 6QG. Response 
Stover Park DCC Application27/04/2016 Removal, storage and reinstatement of the Grade II listed milestone at NGR 283194 74880, Road From Drumbridges Roundabout to Trago Mills Roundabout, Heathfield, TQ12 6QG. Response 
Bicton ED Application 27/04/2016 Resurfacing of existing dressage area to allow all weather use. Bicton Arena, Bicton Park, Bicton, East Budleigh. Response 
Stover TDC Application 21/04/2016 Proposed extension works to replace land taken from Stover Golf Club for the proposed A382 Corridor Improvements scheme. This involves the construction of four and a half holes with biodiversity enhancement measures such as vegetation planting and creation of a lake. The existing land is mixed agriculture bordered by hedgebanks and woodland. Stover Golf Club, Stover, Newton Abbot. Response 
East Church Farm Cottage, Hittisleigh  MDApplication  19/04/2016Listed Building Consent for conversion of redundant agricultural barn holiday let. Land and Buildings at NGR 273731 95379 (East Church Farm Cottage) Hittisleigh Devon. No response
Princess Gardens and Terrace Gardens  TO Application 12/04/2016 Change of use of land for the temporary erection and operation of a 50m observation wheel and associated ancillary development until 31 October 2016. Land At, Princess Gardens, Off Torbay Road, Torquay. No Comment 
Escot, near Ottery St Mary  EDApplication 06/04/2016 Change of use of existing tracks for controlled quad biking and segway activities.  Response
Tracey  EDApplication 04/04/2016 Use of land for sui generis events including wedding ceremonies and receptions and community events including the use of land for the siting of a marquee and parking areas (up to 20 events per year). The Stables, Trace,y Awliscombe, Honiton EX14 3NW.  Response
Huntsham Court  MD Application 27/03/2016Listed Building Consent for internal and external alterations. Huntsham Court, Huntsham, Tiverton. No response 
Rousdon  ED Application 27/03/2016Two storey and single storey extensions including basement. The Paddock, Rousdon, Lyme Regis DT7 3XR. No Comment 
Uffculme  MD Application 26/02/2016Listed Building Consent for installation of lift between lower and upper levels of combing shed. Coldharbour Mill, Coldharbour, Uffculme. No Comment 
Combe House  ED  Application  11/02/2016Installation of sash windows and doors to garden pavilion. Combe House Hotel, Gittisham, Honiton EX14 3AD.  No Comment
Stover Park TDC Application  01/02/2016 Building to enclose tennis courts. Stover School, Stover.  Response
A la Ronde and The Point-in-View DCC Application  22/01/2016Screening and Scoping request for proposed Dinan Way Link Road at approximately 25-30m to the north of Summer Lane, Exmouth.  Response
Civic Square, Plymouth PCC Application 14/01/2016 PARTIAL DEMOLITION, CHANGE OF USE AND EXTENSION OF BUILDING TO PROVIDE 500 STUDENT BEDROOMS WITH ANCILLARY FACILITIES, A HOTEL (CLASS C1) AND 3161 SQM OF FLEXIBLE COMMERCIAL FLOORSPACE IN USE CLASS A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 AND OR D2 AND ASSOCIATED WORKS. DERRYS DEPARTMENT STORE, 88 ROYAL PARADE, PLYMOUTH PL1 1HA. No Comment 
The Hoe, Plymouth PCC Application 21/12/2015 ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS AND ALTERATIONS TO FACADE. Buildings A, B and C, Tinside East, Plymouth. No Comment 
Plympton House PCC Application  03/12/2016CONVERSION AND PART DEMOLITION OF EAST WING TO 4NO DWELLINGS AND CONSTRUCTION OF 2NO DWELLINGS.  ST PETERS CONVENT, GEORGE LANE, PLYMOUTH PL7 2LL. BUILDING ALTERATION, Response 
Plympton House PCC Application 03/12/2016 CHANGE OF USE OF FORMER CONVENT, DAIRY & CHAPEL TO SINGLE RESIDENTIAL. CREATION OF 4NO. NEW DWELLINGS AND CREATION OF ACCESS OFF GEORGE LANE. St Peters Convent, George Lane, Plymouth PL7 2LL. Response 
Saltram House PCC Application  06/11/2015Proposed residential development of up to 280 dwellings with principal access off Plymbridge Road and emergency access off Meadow Way. LAND AT PLYMBRIDGE ROAD, BORINGDON PLYMOUTH.  Response

 

 

 

Upgrading tracks & paths and creation of junior cycle skills area