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HER Number:MDV33244
Name:Dung pit north of Hole farmhouse, Chagford

Summary

Dung pit is probably 18th century. Built of large undressed blocks of granite the circular pit is terraced into the slope in the centre of the farmyard in front of Hole farmhouse. It was unloaded from the north-eastern (downhill) side where there is a gap in the revetment walls.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 685 861
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/81/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DUNG PIT (Constructed, XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1987, Chagford, 32 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350463.

Dung pit approximately 4.0 metres north of Hole farmhouse. Dung pit. Probably 18th century. Built of large undressed blocks of granite the circular pit is terraced into the slope in the centre of the farmyard in front of Hole farmhouse (qv). It was unloaded from the north-eastern (downhill) side where there is a gap in the revetment walls.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350463List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Chagford. Historic Houses Register. A4 Bound. 32.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87770 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV77190Part of: Hole farmstead, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6202Related to: Hole farmhouse, Chagford (Building)
MDV33243Related to: Linhay and stables north-east of Hole farmhouse, Chagford (Building)
MDV33242Related to: Threshing barn north of Hole farmhouse, Chagford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2018 2:04PM