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.
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Type of site:
Urban public park.
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MapView plan, scale 1:2500 Getmapping aerial photograph 1:2500 Historic Maps c1880 scale 1:2500
Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 539
on Devon Gazetteer