• Visit to Shilstone Gardens and Devon Rural Archive Tuesday 29th October 2019 at 11 am
Devon Gardens Trust is devoted to the preservation and enhancement of gardens in the UK county of Devon

Castle Hill

Statutory Designation: 

Grade I.

Opening Arrangements: 
See Castle Hill website for details (
District: 
North Devon
Parish: 
Filleigh
Grid ref: 
SS 66901 28807
Description: 

An early C18 formal landscape with structures and water features laid out by Earl Clinton around a mansion designed by Lord Burlington, altered to a more natural form and extended in the mid C18 by Matthew, Lord Fortescue. Further C19 developments include early C19 structures and pleasure grounds around the house and extensive late C19 ornamental planting across the estate.

This garden or other land is registered under the Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953 within the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens by English Heritage for its special historic interest.  Click here for details.

Conservation Area: 
No
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
Status: 
on English Heritage Register