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HER Number:MDV52592
Name:Kennels at Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Early field bearing the name "kennel" was used to house the dogs. Small field surrounded by substantial wall originally capped by large inward projecting stones to prevent dogs escaping

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 647
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/198/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • KENNELS (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Site of a small rectangular building shown on 19th century map in the north-east corner of a small irregular shaped enclosure.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Enclosure shown on early 20th century map with a small rectangular enclosure added to the north.


Haynes, R. G., 1966-1969, Ruined Sites on Dartmoor, 142, 143, Plates 146-7 (Un-published). SDV150434.

Early field bearing the name "kennel" was used to house the dogs. Small field surrounded by substantial wall originally capped by large inward projecting stones to prevent dogs escaping.


Haynes, R. G., 1970, Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor (Article in Serial). SDV166302.


Hemery, E., 1983, High Dartmoor, 224 (Monograph). SDV249702.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 45, 102-130d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Kennel Field of 11 metres by 11 metres was constructed after 1844. Contains the dog pit, which comprises a wall, 2.13 metres high and 1.22 metres wide, tapering to 0.91 metres wide at the top, within which dogs were kept in wooden barrels as kennels. Dogs were fed from steps built up the west side.


Berry, N., 2003, Trowlesworthy Warren Farm: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of the Field Boundaries (Report - Survey). SDV320483.

Kennel field is not shown on 1842 Tithe Map and its walls suggest modern construction, still over 3 metrers high. Other details: Map Section.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Sturdy wall surrounding irregular shaped enclosure visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Enclosure shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 45, 102-130d.
SDV150434Un-published: Haynes, R. G.. 1966-1969. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Ruined Sites on Dartmoor. Manuscript + Digital. 142, 143, Plates 146-7.
SDV166302Article in Serial: Haynes, R. G.. 1970. Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor. Post-Medieval Archaeology. 4. A4 Bound + digital.
SDV249702Monograph: Hemery, E.. 1983. High Dartmoor. High Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 224.
SDV320483Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2003. Trowlesworthy Warren Farm: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of the Field Boundaries. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #119694 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV76847Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52590Related to: Lower Garden at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Park/Garden)
MDV52596Related to: Potato Garden at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Park/Garden)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV716 - Unnamed Event
  • EDV717 - Unnamed Event
  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV7438 - Survey of field boundaries at Trowlesworthy Warren Farm
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2019 11:34AM