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HER Number:MDV122706
Name:Barn south of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor

Summary

Ruined barn to the south of Ditsworthy Warren House shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 584 662
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 619142
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/7
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 92837

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARN (XVIII - 1750 AD? to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Rectangular building shown on 19th century map.


Price, D. G., 1980, The Moorland Plym, 81, 92 (Article in Serial). SDV254604.

Ditsworthy Warren House, now in use as an outdoor leisure centre, has six well-preserved but ruined out-buildings. It is first mentioned in 1474 but is very probably earlier. Occupied within living memory. Perhaps survived longer than some sites due to income from warrening.


Whitbourn, A., 2001, An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren, 20-24, Diagram 3, Photographs 14 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Former barn to the south of Ditsworthy Warren House with four upright posts forming bays.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

Two square buildings shown on modern mapping to the south-east of Ditsworthy Warren House.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV254604Article in Serial: Price, D. G.. 1980. The Moorland Plym. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 112. 81, 92.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360381Report - Assessment: Whitbourn, A.. 2001. An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren. A4 Comb Bound. 20-24, Diagram 3, Photographs 14.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113019 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14142Part of: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122705Related to: Annexe south-east of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV122707Related to: Farm Building west of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV122709Related to: Field System south Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV25284Related to: Field system west of Ditsworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV14618Related to: Fragments of vermin traps, Ditsworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV122182Related to: Kennels at Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122708Related to: Possible Reservoir north-west of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV3985Related to: Quern, Ditsworthy Warren (Find Spot)
MDV122710Related to: Small Enclosure north-east Ditsworthy Warren Farmstead, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4966 - Survey of Drizzlecombe, Eylesbarrow, Ditsworthy and Hartor
  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7551 - Ditsworthy Warren: An archaeological investigation
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 17 2018 1:38PM