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HER Number:MDV64889
Name:Cider press 600 metres north of Rough Tor

Summary

Small granite applecrusher north of 'Rowtor' or 'Rough Tor', Okehampton Common. The rim is partially broken.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 591 922
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/130

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER PRESS (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Oates, M., 2002, Apple crusher north of Rough Tor (Worksheet). SDV230475.

Small granite applecrusher approximately 1.0 metre in diameter by 0.25 metres thick with a central boss. The channel is around 0.3 metres wide with a partially broken edge 0.1 metres wide. The crusher is located to the north of 'Rowtor' or 'Rough Tor', about 50 strides south of the trackway.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230475Worksheet: Oates, M.. 2002. Apple crusher north of Rough Tor. Worksheet. Digital. [Mapped feature: #41823 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2016 1:50PM