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HER Number:MDV6157
Name:Cheesepress found near Gidleigh Park

Summary

Base of a cheese press, Gidleigh Park. Octagonal stone, with two diametrical channels. "Snout" lost by breakage.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 879
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/35

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1949, The Moorstone Age, Part 1, 330 (Article in Serial). SDV274816.


Worth, R. H., 1950, The Moorstone Age, Part 2, 348 plate 1 (Article in Serial). SDV336081.

Base of a cheese press, Gidleigh Park. Octagonal stone, with two diametrical channels. "Snout" lost by breakage.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274816Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1949. The Moorstone Age, Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 81. A5 Hardback. 330.
SDV336081Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. 348 plate 1. [Mapped feature: #39488 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 16 2015 1:40PM