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HER Number:MDV56832
Name:Gully within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Gully within Trowlesworthy Warren which may have been used as an animal run for rabbits or vermin

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 648
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/198/106

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GULLY (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140629 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 1st April 1995. This animal run survives as a linear gully and survives as a 60 metre long, 0.6 metre wide and 0.1 metre deep gully with a 1 metre wide and 0.1 metre high bank on its west side.This gully probably represents part of a system of animal runs in which rabbits and vermin could have been trapped.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 62, 102 169 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Ditch at SX56616491 is 60 metres long by 0.6 metres wide by 0.1 metres deep with a bank 1 metre wide by 0.1 metres high on the west side.


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

Linear feature listed as a leat on survey data


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

Linear feature visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 62, 102 169.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140629.
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). [Mapped feature: #119189 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV56827Related to: Gully within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2019 3:25PM