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HER Number:MDV52619
Name:Series of Ditches or Drainage Channels , Shaugh Prior


Series of ditches or drainage channels between several Prehistoric Settlements shown on aerial photographs


Grid Reference:SX 575 643
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/390

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DITCH (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

National Trust and English Heritage, 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape, 102.067 (Report - non-specific). SDV166309.

Three connected ditches emanating from same source. North arm 28 metres long; middle arm 25 metres long, southern arm 45 metres long. Ditch 0.3 metres wide by 0.2 metres deep. Oriented north-east to south-west.

English Heritage, 2005, Leats Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV347529.

Features shown on survey of leats to north east and south of a Prehistoric settlement in Trowlesworthy Warren.

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

Features visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166309Report - non-specific: National Trust and English Heritage. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 102.130. A4 Comb Bound. 102.067.
SDV347529Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Leats Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon

Date Last Edited:Mar 8 2019 10:05AM