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Latitude: 50.6954 / 50°41'43"N
Longitude: -3.8984 / 3°53'54"W
OS Eastings: 266017
OS Northings: 90131
OS Grid: SX660901
Mapcode National: GBR Q8.JDCW
Mapcode Global: FRA 27Q7.P2B
Entry Name: Dung Pit Approximately 2 Metres South of Higher Shilstone Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 July 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147893
English Heritage Legacy ID: 94742
Location: Throwleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20
Civil Parish: Throwleigh
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 69 SE THROWLEIGH
1/210 Dung pit approximately 2 metres
- south of Higher Shilstone
Dung pit. Probably C17. Lined with large roughly-shaped granite blocks it is
terraced into the hillslope and open on its downhill (east) end. The south side is
parallel with the barn and calf house from which it is separated only by a narrow
path. From the top (west) end the wall curves back down the other side.
This dung pit forms a group with Higher Shilstone Farmhouse and stables (q.v) and
its associated farmbuildings (also listed). The farmhouse is one of the best
surviving examples of a Dartmoor longhouse and therefore this group is of immense
Listing NGR: SX6601790131
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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