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HER Number:MDV61235
Name:Ditch south of Trowlesworthy Farmstead, Shaugh Prior


Infilled drainage ditch to the south of Trowlesworthy 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/198/128

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DITCH (XVIII to XX - 1750 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

National Trust, 1997, An Archaeological Watching Brief on Electricity Supply to Trowlesworthy Warren Farm, 3 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV149633.

Site visited in March 1997. Infilled drainage ditch. Continuation of drain MDV61233 measuring 1 metre wide by 0.60 metres deep. Section of sewer pipe found feeding into ditch. Went out of use 25 years ago when watercourse diverted. Watercourse shown in this position on historic maps and earthworks in field in this area appear to have been created by this former watercourse

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. 3. [Mapped feature: #39261 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61232Related to: Ditch at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61233Related to: Drain at Trowlesworthy Warren 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