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HER Number:MDV3973
Name:Cheesepress at Longstone Manor, Burrator

Summary

Circular stone cheese press with unusually prolonged snout.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 557 684
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/2/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHEESEPRESS (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1949, The Moorstone Age, Part 1 (Article in Serial). SDV274816.

Circular stone cheese press. Snout broken but has been unusually prolonged. One diametrical groove extends from the snout to near the farther circumference of the circular groove. 165 millimetres thick, channel diameter 38 centimetres.


Greeves, T. A. P., 1979, South West Water Authority Burrator Survey, No. 46 (Report - non-specific). SDV278356.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1949. The Moorstone Age, Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 81. A5 Hardback.
  • Report - non-specific: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1979. South West Water Authority Burrator Survey. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. 18. Unknown. No. 46.

Associated Monuments

MDV103325Related to: Burrator Reservoir (Monument)
MDV3970Related to: Longstone Manor, Burrator (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 14 2013 11:39AM