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HER Number:MDV61237
Name: Wall south of Field Boundary to south-west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior


Wall shown on modern mapping south of a field boundary to south-west of Trowlesworthy Warren farmstead but not shown on historic maps


Grid Reference:SX 566 646
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/198/130

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WALL (XIX to XX - 1900 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. Possible wall consisting of an irregular group of stones, closely packed and set in wet peat, cut by cable trench in western part of field. Survived to height of 0.30-0.35 metres and up to 0.68 metres wide. No cut to contain stones visible. No stones in upper 0.25 metres of section above, probably removed through robbing or ploughing. Soil changes to dark brown silty loam above wall, probably representing cultivated soil.

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

Linear feature visible on aerial photograph.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Linear feature shown on modern mapping.

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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #121772 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52589Related to: 'Great Meadow' west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV76847Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2019 11:46AM