Tapeley

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Tapeley is a historic estate in the parish of Westleigh in North Devon, England.wikipedia
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Braunton Burrows

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The estate, now mainly owned by the Christie Devon Estates Trust (trustees of the Christie family), comprises about 6,000 acres, and covers Saunton (including foreshore and beach), Braunton Burrows (sand dunes, partly a nature reserve and leased to the Ministry of Defence), Instow (including the foreshore purchased from the crown estate) and the village of Westleigh.
It is privately owned and forms part of the Christie Devon Estates Trust (see Tapeley Park).

Country House Rescue

In 2011 Tapeley Park was the subject of an episode of the Channel 4 television programme Country House Rescue, presented by the hotelier Ruth Watson, who advised on restoring the estate to a sound financial position.

Brightley, Chittlehampton

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From Grant the estate of Tapeley descended by unknown means to the family of Coblegh of Brightley, Chittlehampton, Devon.
Their only child and sole heiress was Margaret Coblegh who married Sir Roger Giffard (died 1547), thus Brightley, together with other estates including Tapeley in the parish of Westleigh, passed to the Giffard family.

William Clevland (1664–1734)

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Commander William Clevland (1664–1734), (alias Cleuland ) was a Scottish-born Royal Navy commander who served as Controller of Storekeepers' Accounts (23 April 1718 – 24 May 1732).
Commander William Clevland (1664–1734), (alias Cleuland) of Tapeley in the parish of Westleigh, North Devon, was a Scottish-born Royal Navy commander who served as Controller of Storekeepers' Accounts (23 April 1718 – 24 May 1732).

Westleigh, North Devon

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Tapeley is a historic estate in the parish of Westleigh in North Devon, England.
Tapeley Park, a country house is located within the parish.

John Clevland (1706–1763)

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John Clevland (1706–1763), eldest son and heir, of Tapeley, was Secretary to the Admiralty 1751–1763 (First Secretary from 1759) and was twice MP for Saltash, Devon (1741–1747 and 1754–1761) and for Sandwich in Kent (1747–1754).
1707 – 19 June 1763), of Tapeley in the parish of Westleigh, North Devon, was Secretary to the Admiralty 1751–1763 (First Secretary from 1759) and was twice MP for Saltash, Devon (1741–1747 and 1754–1761) and for Sandwich in Kent (1747–1754).

John Clevland (1734–1817)

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John Clevland (1734–1817), of Tapeley, eldest son and heir by his father's first wife, was MP for Barnstaple in seven parliaments and was Director of Greenwich Hospital.
John II Clevland (1734 – June 1817) of Tapeley in the parish of Westleigh, Devon, was seven times Member of Parliament for Barnstaple from 1766 to 1802.

Northam, Devon

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His eldest son Arthur Giffard (1580–1616) predeceased his father having married Agnes Leigh (died 1625), daughter of Thomas Leigh Esq., of Burrough (anciently "Borow", "Borough", etc.) in the parish of Northam, near Bideford.
In 1832 a meeting was held in Northam to protest an attempt by Augustus Saltren-Willett, lord of the manor, to take ownership of the commons of Northam Burrows.

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The family claimed descent from the ancient Scottish clan of Cleland (alias Cleuland) of Faskine, Lanarkshire, south-east of Glasgow, with which it shares similar armorials.

William Clevland (king)

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He is said by various sources (but not by Burke's Landed Gentry 1858, which states his two sons named William died young) to have had a younger son William Clevland, said to have become King of the Banana Islands following a shipwreck.
William Clevland was the son of Commodore William Clevland, a Scotsman who settled at Tapeley Park, near Bideford, Devon.

Augustus Clevland

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His 6th son was Augustus Clevland (1754–1784), youngest son by his 3rd wife, an officer of the East India Company who rose to the high position of Collector of Bhagalpur, Bengal.
He was the 6th son of John Clevland (1706-1763) of Tapeley, in the parish of Westleigh, near Bideford, in North Devon, England, his 2nd son by his third wife Sarah Shuckburgh (d.1764), whom he married in 1747, a daughter of Charles Shuckburgh of Longborough, Gloucestershire and a sister of Sir Charles Shuckburgh, 5th Baronet (1722–1773).

John Giffard (1602–1665)

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Arthur left a son and heir to his grandfather, Col. John Giffard (1602–1665), and eight other children including his 2nd son Rev. Arthur Giffard (1605–1666), appointed in 1643 Rector of Bideford by his cousin Sir John Granville (1628–1701) (created Earl of Bath in 1661).
His manorial court rolls survive for the years 1640 and 1641, which show that he held the manors of Brightley (attached to which was Shortridge, both held in demesne ); Chittlehampton; Stowford and Snape (both in High Bickington); Tapeley and Halsannery, both near Bideford.

Winscott, Peters Marland

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He married Elizabeth Stevens (1727–1792), the daughter and heiress of Richard Stevens (1702–1776) of Winscott, in the parish of Peters Marland, Devon, Member of Parliament for Callington in Cornwall (1761–1768).
His daughter Elizabeth Stevens (d.1792) married firstly Robert Awse of Horwood House, Frithelstock, and secondly in 1782, John Clevland of Tapely, MP for Barnstaple 1766-1802.

William Christie (Conservative politician)

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*William Langham Christie (1830–1913), of Glyndebourne in Sussex, elected Conservative MP for Lewes, Sussex in 1874 & 1880, who in 1855 married Agnes Hamilton Clevland, eldest sister and co-heiress (with her sister Caroline Chichester Cleveland) of Archibald Clevland (1833–1854) of Tapeley.
William Langham Christie (31 May 1830 – 28 November 1913) of Glyndebourne, Sussex, and Tapeley, North Devon, was a British Conservative Party politician.

John Davie

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In 1704 he married Ann Davie (1689–1726), a daughter of the prominent Bideford tobacco merchant John Davie (died 1710), of Orleigh Court, Buckland Brewer and Colonial House (now the Royal Hotel), East-the-Water, Bideford.

North Devon Militia

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At his death he was Lt. Col. of the North Devon Militia and had fought at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 as an officer in the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons.

Richard Stevens (MP)

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He married Elizabeth Stevens (1727–1792), the daughter and heiress of Richard Stevens (1702–1776) of Winscott, in the parish of Peters Marland, Devon, Member of Parliament for Callington in Cornwall (1761–1768).

Bramston Beach (politician)

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His daughter Caroline Chichester Clevland, in 1857 married William Wither Bramston Beach (1826–1901), MP, for which event the whole village of Westleigh was decorated and "£20 was distributed amongst the poor whilst tea was served to the ancient women of the village".
Beach married Caroline Chichester Clevland, daughter of Colonel Augustus Clevland of Tapeley Park, North Devon in 1857.

John Belcher (architect)

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Other works include: Southwark Church, Camberwell New Road 1877 - now the Greek orthodox Cathedral; Cottage Hospital, Hermitage Road, Norwood 1881; Redholm, Champion Hill, Dulwich 1885 (for himself); Birmingham Daily Post Building, Fleet St, London 1902; Guildown Grange, Guildford, Surrey 1902; Tapeley Park, Devon, reconstruction 1902; Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, extension, 1902-3; Royal London Friendly Society, Finsbury Square, London, 1904-5; From 1905 John James Joass took over more of the design in the practice and together they built Royal Insurance, St. James's Street & Piccadilly, London, 1907-9; Headquarters of the Royal Zoological Society, Regent's Park, London, 1910–11; Holy Trinity, Kingsway, London 1910-12; Royal Society of Medicine, Henrietta Street, London, 1910–12; Tatmore Place, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, 1910.

George Christie (opera manager)

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Hector Christie is the owner of Tapeley Park.

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Tapeley is a historic estate in the parish of Westleigh in North Devon, England.

England

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Tapeley is a historic estate in the parish of Westleigh in North Devon, England.

Listed building

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The present mansion house known as Tapeley Park is a grade II* listed country house, built or enlarged from an existing structure in about 1704, remodeled in the 19th century and again in the early 20th century when pilasters, portico, pediment and parapet were added to create a Queen Anne style building.

English country house

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The present mansion house known as Tapeley Park is a grade II* listed country house, built or enlarged from an existing structure in about 1704, remodeled in the 19th century and again in the early 20th century when pilasters, portico, pediment and parapet were added to create a Queen Anne style building.

Glyndebourne

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In the mid 19th century the estate was inherited from the Clevland family by William Langham Christie of Glyndebourne in Sussex.