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HER Number:MDV7811
Name:Buckfast Abbey poundstone

Summary

Buckfast Abbey poundstone, reputed to be the largest in Devon, now lost. Mentioned in 1788 by Andrews of Modbury in his manuscript journal of an excursion on Dartmoor, and in 1792 by Laskey who revised this journal.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 74 67
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
Civil ParishStaverton
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/24/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIDER PRESS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1950, The Moorstone Age, Part 2, 332-333 (Article in Serial). SDV336081.


Dodd, M., 2004, Dean Milles Parochial Survey. Questionnaire (1747-1762), 1747-62 (Un-published). SDV162499.

Buckfast Abbey poundstone, reputed to be the largest in Devon, now lost. Mentioned in 1788 by Andrews of Modbury in his manuscript journal of an excursion on Dartmoor, and in 1792 by Laskey who revised this journal. The dimensions of the stone differ in each. Cider mill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV162499Un-published: Dodd, M.. 2004. Dean Milles Parochial Survey. Questionnaire (1747-1762). Dean Milles Parochial Survey. Questionnarie (1747-62). Digital. 1747-62.
SDV336081Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. 332-333.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 13 2016 1:46PM