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HER Number:MDV25265
Name:Bank at Trowlesworthy Warren

Summary

North-west, south-east bank on north facing slope of Trowlesworthy Warren. North-west termination within streamwork (MDV25288) on south bank of River Plym at SX57096516.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 650
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/424
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232(PART)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, SX5765, 5/25 (Aerial Photograph). SDV155850.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

North-west, south-east bank on north facing slope of Trowlesworthy Warren. North-west termination within streamwork (MDV25288) on south bank of River Plym at SX57096516.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140679, 3/4/1995 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

topped by a pillow mound. See sx56ne/240/41 (mpp).


Pye, A., 1992, Archaeological Watching Brief on the ECC Lee Moor works leat corridoor in the Upper Plym Valley, 8 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV165953.


National Trust and English Heritage, 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape, Page 73, number 102.195 (Report - non-specific). SDV166309.

Wall SX5725 6500 - 5710 6515. Stone wall, which has been incorporated over part of its lenth within a linear pillow mound. A ditch, 2 metres wide and 0.7 metres deep, follows along each side. 220 metres long by 3.5 metres wide and 1.4 metres high, aligned south-east by north-west.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Visible on the aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV155850Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. SX5765. National Monument Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown. 5/25.
SDV165953Report - Watching Brief: Pye, A.. 1992. Archaeological Watching Brief on the ECC Lee Moor works leat corridoor in the Upper Plym Valley. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 92.60. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 8.
SDV166309Report - non-specific: National Trust and English Heritage. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 102.130. A4 Comb Bound. Page 73, number 102.195.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140679, 3/4/1995.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #84997 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV56759Related to: Enclosure south of River Plym at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV113996Related to: Fragment of wall 400 metres south-south-east of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV56818Related to: Pillow mound at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV25288Related to: STREAMWORKS in the Parish of Meavy, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV14623Related to: Vermin trap adjacent to bank, Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV3407Related to: Vermin trap on River Plym, Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV7380 - Watching brief on the Lee Moor China Clay Leat (Ref: 92.60)

Date Last Edited:Dec 18 2015 10:33AM