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HER Number:MDV52598
Name:Field named 'Carrion Stake' in the 19th century 115 metres south of Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Field named 'Carrion Stake' in the 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment 115 metres south of Trowlesworthy House

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 646
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/198/12

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Haynes, R. G., Map of Trowlesworthy Warren (Cartographic). SDV165949.


South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Field Number 1080 at 'Trowlesworthy Warren' is recorded as 'Carrion Stake' on 19th century Tithe Map Apportionment and used as 'Pasture'.


South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments, Field Number 1080 (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Field Number 1080 is listed on the 1840's Tithe Map Apportionment for 'Trolsworthy Warren' as 'Carrion stake'.


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

Irregular shaped field shown on 19th century map with a 'Spring' on the east side and a small rectangular possible water feature in the north-west corner.


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

Field shown on early 20th century map with a 'Spring' on the east side and a well shown as 'W' on the south side as well as a rectangular possible water feature in the north-west corner.


Hemery, E., 1983, High Dartmoor, 222 (Monograph). SDV249702.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 47, 102. 130k (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Field named 'Carrion Stake' at SX56726467 dated to 17th or 18th century. Used for storage of carcasses which were to be fed to the dogs. Solidly-built enclosing wall consists of a stone revetment externally and a grass-covered bank within. Measurements of 115 metres by 75 metres.


Berry, N., 2003, Trowlesworthy Warren Farm: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of the Field Boundaries, NT SMR 102130.11 (Report - Survey). SDV320483.

Name derives from use of the field as a storage area for carcases used to feed the dogs. A survey of field boundaries at 'Trowlesworthy Warren Farm' in 2003 found the northern boundary of this Field Number 130k to be of Medieval origin, the northern part of the western boundary of 17th century origin and the rest were constructed in 18th century. The east, south and south-west boundaries have an outer ditch/drain and consist of a vertical stone faced revetment with an inner sloping bank 1.7 metres high by 1-1.5 metres wide. The western boundary has an inner vertical stone face as it is part of the earlier 'Great Meadow' to the west.


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

Field shown on modern mapping with a curving southern boundary.


WEST DEVON RECORD OFFICE, unknown, 701/203, 6 (Unknown). SDV176160.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 47, 102. 130k.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
SDV176160Unknown: WEST DEVON RECORD OFFICE. unknown. 701/203. 6.
SDV249702Monograph: Hemery, E.. 1983. High Dartmoor. High Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 222.
SDV320483Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2003. Trowlesworthy Warren Farm: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of the Field Boundaries. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. NT SMR 102130.11.
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).
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117756 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52589Related to: 'Great Meadow' west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52596Related to: Potato Garden at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Park/Garden)
MDV76847Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV723 - 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 1:33PM