Lee Ford

Designation:
All on Devon Gazetteer
Type:
  • Gardens
  • Parkland
  • Walled Kitchen Garden
Period/Century:
  • C18
Parish:
Budleigh Salterton
Local Authority:
East Devon
OS Grid Ref:
SX 826 047
Map no.:
Landranger 192
Description:

A small but handsome late Georgian white stucco house in delightful parkland setting on the approach to Budleigh Salterton. Centre of three bays with a colonnade of six Tuscan columns, flanked by one storey wings with urns on the corners.   Gate post with similar urns.  Extensive, formal and woodland garden, largely developed in the 1950s, but recently much extended with mass displays of camellias, rhododendrons and azaleas, including many rare varieties. Traditional walled garden filled with fruit and vegetables, herb garden, bog garden, rose garden, hydrangea collection, greenhouses. Ornamental conservatory and Adam pavilion.

Listed Buildings

Lee Ford is listed Grade II.

References

Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 238

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