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HER Number:MDV5456
Name:Apple crusher at Buckland Abbey


The base of an apple crusher, which now forms part of a fountain.


Grid Reference:SX 486 668
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/501/5
  • Tide Project: 10/07/2020

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

A pound stone preserved here, (diameter 3.1 metres, depth 508 millimetres). Now forming part of a fountain. A monolith. Part of cider mill.

Cornwall Archaeological Unit, 2017, South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, 1013 (Interpretation). SDV360825.

Cider press.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336081Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. 333.
SDV360825Interpretation: Cornwall Archaeological Unit. 2017. South Cornwall Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. 1013. [Mapped feature: #34397 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5451Part of: Buckland Abbey (Monument)
MDV5452Related to: Pot quern at Buckland Abbey (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 10 2020 1:39PM