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HER Number:MDV76847
Name:Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Origins of the site date to at least the medieval period, the farmstead includes a later mid-19th century farmhouse and 1960s replacement barn buildings. Farmstead was included in the Dartmoor National Park Authority Historic Farmsteads survey (visited 2003).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 647
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FARMSTEAD (First mentioned, Early Medieval to XVIII - 1066 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Group of several buildings shown at 'Trowlesworthy Warren House' on 19th century map.

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

Buildings and small enclosures shown on early 20th century map.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2003 - 2005, Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005, HF017 (Report - Survey). SDV344545.

(23/10/2003) Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead included in survey of historic farmsteads.
Farmhouse dates to the mid-19th century, the replacement barn etc. are 1960s
Origins of the site are medieval. Long documented history as rabbit warren until about mid-20th century. Detached small enclosure away from main field system. Large number of hut circles, enclosures & clayworks leat nearby. Replacement barn is granite faced but is lined with concrete blocks internally.

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

Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead shown on modern mapping as two buildings with associated yards and small enclosures.

Sources / Further Reading

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).
SDV344545Report - Survey: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2003 - 2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority Farmstead Survey 2003-2005. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. HF017.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119625 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV52593Parent of: Field Boundary to the north of Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52592Parent of: Kennels at Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52590Parent of: Lower Garden at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Park/Garden)
MDV52596Parent of: Potato Garden at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Park/Garden)
MDV61237Related to: Wall south of Field Boundary to south-west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61232Related to: Ditch at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61235Related to: Ditch south of Trowlesworthy Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61233Related to: Drain at Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52670Related to: Field Boundary east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52598Related to: Field named 'Carrion Stake' in the 19th century 115 metres south of Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52601Related to: Field south-east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52602Related to: Field south-east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV61238Related to: Former Field Boundary in west side of Field to west of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52667Related to: Former Field Boundary south-east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56820Related to: Gully north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead (Monument)
MDV52641Related to: Leat from Trowlesworthy Pot-water Leat to Warren House (Monument)
MDV52665Related to: Leat supplying Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52674Related to: Pillow Mound east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52597Related to: Pond Field at Trowlesworty 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
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2020 3:52PM