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HER Number:MDV30760
Name:Trough, Dunsland


Granite trough possibly used for salting meat. Now used as flowerbed.


Grid Reference:SS 409 051
Map Sheet:SS40NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBradford
Ecclesiastical ParishBRADFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS40NW/6/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TROUGH (Unknown date)

Full description

National Trust, 1984, Dunslands (Report - Survey). SDV4665.

Stone trough. This was rescued after the fire and is now used as a flower bed, made of granite and situated opposite the caravan site reception office.

National Trust, 1993, Dunsland, Devon, 14 (Report - Survey). SDV4675.

Granite trough (0.86m x 0.75m x 1.5m) which may have been used for salting down meat for winter. May be more buried in house cellars. In moderately good condition

Sources / Further Reading

SDV4665Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Dunslands. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Spiral Bound.
SDV4675Report - Survey: National Trust. 1993. Dunsland, Devon. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 14.

Associated Monuments

MDV395Related to: Dunsland House, Bradford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1255 - Dunslands
  • EDV1256 - Dunsland, Devon

Date Last Edited:Mar 18 2015 8:34AM