Cruwys Morchard House

Designation:
All on Devon Gazetteer
Type:
  • Parkland
  • Walled Kitchen Garden
Parish:
Cruwys Morchard
Local Authority:
Mid Devon
OS Grid Ref:
SS 84 112
Map no.:
Landranger 181
Description:

The early medieval manor house of the Cruwys family.  The late C17-18 front conceals the earlier building.  White (1850) noted that it had ‘lately been enlarged and modernized, and has a tasteful and well-wooded park, mostly planted in 1834-5.’Stockdale described it as ‘an ancient mansion pleasingly situated on a gentle eminence contiguous to the church’. 

 

Listed Buildings

 Cruwys Morchard House and walls to walled garden Grade II*, gate piers Grade II

References

Cherry & Pevsner:  The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 302
T Gray:  The Garden History of Devon,1995: 83-4