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HER Number:MDV70972
Name:Field with Medieval origins north-west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farm, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Triangular field with medieval origins to the north-west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 564 650
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/198/138

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FIELD (IV to XIX - 400 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Field shown on 19th century map to the west of a group of enclosures.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Field shown on early 20th century map to west of 'Enclosures'.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 159, Map 51, Figure 51.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Eastern side of field shown.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 68, 102 183 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Triangular enclosure 55 metres by 37 metres with a coursed wall 1 metre wide by 2 metres high set on the outside of a turf covered earthen bank 2 metres wide. The entrance through the wall but not through the bank lies on southern corner. Wall probably built in the late 19th or early 20th centuries but the bank may belong to the earliest medieval settlement.


Berry, N., 2003, Trowlesworthy Warren Farm: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of the Field Boundaries (Report - Survey). SDV320483.

Triangular shaped field to the north-west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farm is probably of Medieval origin which subsequently went out of use and was largely rebuilt in the 19th century. The south-eastern gateway has a stone gatepost and stone lintel. Other details: Map section.


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

Field walls clearly visible on aerial photograph.


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

Triangular field shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 159, Map 51, Figure 51.3.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 68, 102 183.
SDV320483Report - Survey: Berry, N.. 2003. Trowlesworthy Warren Farm: Archaeological Survey and Assessment of the Field Boundaries. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #119619 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV3414Related to: Vermin Trap south-west fo Shadyback Tor in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon

Date Last Edited:Aug 30 2019 12:48PM