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HER Number:MDV61233
Name:Drain at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior


Disused drain at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead


Grid Reference:SX 567 647
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/198/126

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DRAIN (XVIII to XX - 1751 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

National Trust, 1997, An Archaeological Watching Brief on Electricity Supply to Trowlesworthy Warren Farm, 2 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV149633.

Site visited in March 1997. A disused drain formed of dry stone walls and base, incorporating occasional boulders, with irregular capping stones for lid. Water supply used to run through farm courtyard into drain, which runs under north wall of field and connects with ditch which runs through field. Drain opening 0.10 metres by 0.25 metres.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149633Report - Watching Brief: National Trust. 1997. An Archaeological Watching Brief on Electricity Supply to Trowlesworthy Warren Farm. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 2. [Mapped feature: #39259 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61232Related to: Ditch at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61235Related to: Ditch south of Trowlesworthy Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV76847Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV14368Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV7438 - Survey of field boundaries at Trowlesworthy Warren Farm
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2019 11:05AM