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HER Number:MDV27870
Name:Cider Press Pound Stone on Haytor Down, Ilsington


Unfinished cider press pound lying to the south of the Holwell tramway on Haytor Down


Grid Reference:SX 755 777
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/192

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE WORKING SITE (XVII to XIX - 1700 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Robinson, R., 1985, Cider pound near Haytor tramway, Sketch and measurements on worksheet. (Worksheet). SDV281579.

Visited 10/5/1985. Unfinished cider pound base, lying just south of Haytor tramway. Diameter 1.32 metres, thickness 0.27 metres, width of outer rim 0.1 metres, width of central boss 0.28 metres, depth 0.08 metres (roughly worked). Broken at one side.

Harris, H., 1994, The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal, 41 (Monograph). SDV341541.

Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 21 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Fine though fractured granite pound stone lying beside the Holwell tramway branch.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Cider pound appears to be visible on the aerial photography at this location. A circular object of the right size can be discerned at SX75507770.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV281579Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1985. Cider pound near Haytor tramway. Worksheet. Digital. Sketch and measurements on worksheet..
SDV341541Monograph: Harris, H.. 1994. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. The Haytor Granite Tramway and Stover Canal. A5 Paperback. 41.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 21.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #85906 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8068Related to: Haytor Granite Tramway, Haytor to Stover Canal (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Oct 14 2016 12:41PM