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HER Number:MDV52622
Name:Ditch cutting through enclosure in Trowlesworthy Warren

Summary

Curvilinear, V-shaped ditch, running through enclosure MDV15290. Bank, 1.0 metre wide by 0.1 metre high, lies on west side of eastern element. Bank 1.5 metres wide by 0.2 metres high on southern side of western element. Western element 85 metres long, 1.0 metres wide, 0.6 metres deep. Eastern element 55 metres long, 0.3 metres wide by 0.3 metres deep. Oriented north-east by south-west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 642
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/472

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DITCH (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 156, Map 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Butler depicts ditch.


National Trust and English Heritage, 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape, 28, 102.075, (estimated 1987) (Report - non-specific). SDV166309.

Curvilinear, V-shaped ditch, running through enclosure MDV15290. Bank, 1.0 metre wide by 0.1 metre high, lies on west side of eastern element. Bank 1.5 metres wide by 0.2 metres high on southern side of western element. Western element 85 metres long, 1.0 metres wide, 0.6 metres deep. Eastern element 55 metres long, 0.3 metres wide by 0.3 metres deep. Oriented north-east by south-west.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Ditch is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 156, Map 51.1.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
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. 28, 102.075, (estimated 1987).
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94395 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV52607Related to: Ditch cutting enclosure at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV15290Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2015 4:03PM