TAESP: Places of Special Interest Dataset

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POSI Number TP122
GU number
SIA Number TS07
Intensive Survey Zone Mandres
Village Kato Koutraphas
Locality Mandres
Easting 495750.00
Northing 3881540.00
Elevation (m) 280.00
References Goodwin 1984 Given 2000 Ionas 1988 [Link to Bibliography]
Source 1:50,000
Team Leader TJI
Summary Threshing floors at Mandres
Topography Undulating agricultural land with deep gullies.
Vegetation Cereals, eucalypts, olives, zizyphus
Access Road from the main road to Nicosia
Description Environment Village with a view down to the coast at Morphou and a prevailing sea breeze. Surrounded by rolling fields for grain, olives grown in the gullies.
Pottery Abundant
Tile Some
Chipped Stone Abundant
Ground Stone Abundant
Slag None
Architecture Abundant
Description POSI This POSI incorporates all the extant threshing floors of Mandres. Note that TFs 9 and 10, were surveyed in 2001 as PU1 and PU2 of TP021. 20 threshing floors have been identified. More can be seen on the aerial but these have now been destroyed due to machine tilling anf ploughing. Many threshing floors have a eucalyptus tree associated with them, ie planted close by.
Condition Some floors are in pristine condition, sich as No 1, while others have been partly destroyed by ploughing and new roads.
Settlement No
Church No
Building No
Bridge No
Check Dam No
Threshing Floor Yes
Tomb No
Kiln No
Other Structure No
Rock No
Mine/Adit No
Botany No
Extraction Yes
Road No
Pottery No
Lithics No
View No
Geomorphology No
Prehistoric No
Iron Age No
Hellenistic/Roman No
Medieval/Ottoman Yes
Modern Yes
Slag No
Shrine No
Entered By TJI
Entered Date 31/7/2002 00:00:00
Recorded By TJI
Recorded Date 25/7/2004 00:00:00