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HER Number:MDV5759
Name:Gatepost to field south of Yalland Cross


Granite gatepost with four slots cut into it standing on the left hand side of the gateway into the field south of the road.


Grid Reference:SX 691 626
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE66
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 441969
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/64

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE (Constructed, Post Medieval - 1540 AD (Between) to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SE66 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV178412.

(01/01/1950) (SX 69126263) Slip-bar gate (citing R. H. Worth, 10/12/1948).

Robinson, R., 1978, South Brent Parish Checklist (Un-published). SDV137445.

(1978) This gatepost stands on the left hand side of the gate from the road into field Ordnance Survey No. 1788. It is 130cm high and roughly squared (no drill marks evident). Four slots are cut on the side towards the gateway in a vertical line. Each measures 20cm x 5cm x 5cm.
This one is recorded on the OS card, the information being supplied by R. H. Worth. It is on the south side of the road to Shipley from Downstow nearly opposite the road to Yalland.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137445Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1978. South Brent Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. [Mapped feature: #36534 ]
SDV178412Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SE66. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 19 2022 10:01AM