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HER Number:MDV103184
Name:Granite gate posts north of Kennick Reservoir


Pair of granite gateposts either side of a track on the western side of Laployd Plantation, north of Kennick Reservoir.


Grid Reference:SX 800 849
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Shame, S., 1994, Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon, 1, A2 (Report - Survey). SDV360483.

Granite gatepost with feather and rate marks, sited on the southern corner (of the field/section). Its partner stands across the footpath.
Within Laployd Plantation, this feature lies in an area of mature conifers with obscuring ground cover consisting of brambles, nettle, bracken and grass.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360483Report - Survey: Shame, S.. 1994. Woodland Archaeological Survey Kennick and Tottiford Woods, Devon. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 1, A2. [Mapped features: #1560 ; #1561 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV103183Related to: Earthwork 30 metres north of Kennick Reservoir (Building)
MDV9347Related to: Kennick Reservoir (Monument)
MDV103185Related to: Trough west of Laployd Plantation (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7432 - Archaeological survey of woodland around Kennick and Tottiford Reservoirs

Date Last Edited:Oct 23 2017 11:47AM