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HER Number:MDV122707
Name:Farm Building west of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor

Summary

Large roofless farm building to the west of Ditsworthy Warren House shown on 19th century map

Location

Grid Reference:SX 583 662
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

  • FARM BUILDING (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.


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

Large rectangular building shown on early 20th century map with a small square extension to the south-west corner.


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 17 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Large roofless structure to the west of Ditsworthy Warren House 10 metres long by 3 metres wide with gable ends. Possibly used for hanging rabbits prior to transportation.


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.
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).
SDV360381Report - Assessment: Whitbourn, A.. 2001. An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren. A4 Comb Bound. 20-24, Diagram 3, Photographs 17.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113020 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14142Part of: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
MDV122705Related to: Annexe south-east of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
MDV122706Related to: Barn south of Ditsworthy Warren House, Sheepstor (Building)
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)
MDV3985Related to: Quern, Ditsworthy Warren (Find Spot)

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 21 2018 8:11AM