Sidbury Manor

Designation:
All on Devon Gazetteer
Type:
  • Gardens
  • Parkland
  • Private Gardens
  • Walled Kitchen Garden
Parish:
Sidbury
Local Authority:
East Devon
OS Grid Ref:
SY 133 927
Map no.:
Landranger 192
Description:

Home to the Cave family since the house was built in the 1870s, Sidbury Manor is an imposing Victorian mansion standing in an agricultural estate extending to 2250 acres.  The 20-acre garden includes an extensive arboretum containing many fine and rare trees and shrubs, several champion trees and areas devoted to magnolias, rhododendrons and camellias.  Extremely fine and imposing walled gardens are a major feature of the garden, as are the terraces overlooking the parkland.

Listed Buildings

 

Sidbury Manor including conservatory and screen wall to the west, forecourt railings, gates and piers, all listed Grade II.

References

Cherry & Pevsner: The Buildings of England – Devon, 1989: 258
T Gray: The Garden History of Devon,1995: 71
S.Pugsley: Devon Gardens – An Historical Survey, 1994: 181

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