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HER Number:MDV5068
Name:Cider Press Stone at Shilston Barton, Modbury


Monolithic pound-stone from a cider mill on the lawn at Shilston Barton


Grid Reference:SX 674 536
Map Sheet:SX65SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishModbury
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMODBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SE/27/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER PRESS (Unknown date)

Full description

Beckerlegge, J. J., 1935, 4th Report of the Plymouth and District Branch, 228 (Article in Serial). SDV149514.

The base of the old cider mill rests on the lawn at Shilston.

Worth, R. H., 1950, The Moorstone Age, Part 2, 333 (Article in Serial). SDV336081.

Shilston. Monolithic pound-stone from cider mill. Central boss stands higher than the margin. No longer in use, having been replaced by the later device of a pair of granite rollers.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149514Article in Serial: Beckerlegge, J. J.. 1935. 4th Report of the Plymouth and District Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 67. A5 Hardback. 228.
SDV336081Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. 333.

Associated Monuments

MDV63225Part of: Garden at Shilston Barton, Modbury (Monument)
MDV78697Part of: Shilston Barton, Modbury (Monument)
MDV5067Related to: Shilston Barton Farmhouse, Modbury (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 3 2010 3:39PM