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HER Number:MDV122521
Name:Pair of slotted gateposts near Foxholes

Summary

Two slotted gate posts in the north wall of Longford Newtake where it is cut by the Foxholes Stream. The slotted faces oppose each other on either sides of the stream.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 605 783
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 67 NW 243
  • Pastscape: 966133

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (XVIII to XX - 1751 AD? to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2004, Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV346874.

Recorded in survey.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361635.

SX60588 78361 Two slotted gate posts in the north wall of Longford Newtake where it is cut by the Foxholes Stream. The slotted faces oppose each other on either sides of the stream.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 1994 data (Website). SDV360651.

SX 6059 7836: Two slotted granite posts in the north wall of Longaford Newtake where it is cut by a tributary of the West Dart River at Foxholes. The slotted faces of the posts oppose each other across the stream and were originally designed to hold horizontal poles to prevent stock from straying. Both are undressed granite blocks with two rectangular holes 0.15 metres high, 0.1 metres wide and 0.06 metres deep in the centre and near the base (citing Probert, S. A. J., 7/09/94, Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346874Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2004. Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown.
SDV360651Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 1994 data.
SDV361635Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #112668 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jul 31 2018 4:25PM