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HER Number:MDV125404
Name:Vermin trap on Vag Hill

Summary

Just uphill (south) of the enclosed hut circle, a vermin trap associated with the warren has been constructed under the bank and ditch.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 680 726
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VERMIN TRAP (Constructed, Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 121, Map 12.2 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Just uphill (south) of the enclosed hut circle, a vermin trap associated with the warren has been constructed under the bank and ditch.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Shown on the survey data.

Ridgers, H. + Ridgers, C., 2015, Of Varments and Vermin Traps, 17, No. 164 (Report - Assessment). SDV358632.

SX 68085 72672. Vaghill Warren. V-shaped trap on inside of well built wall with grassy walls 5m long. No sign of trap.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, DAR-SPK21 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 27/03/2019. Noted as 75% cover with some very recent swaling. No sign of other forms of disturbance – cannot get in there! Photos X 2 taken

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, DAR-SPK21 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 27/03/2019 Photos X 2 1) looking west 2) looking north

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 121, Map 12.2.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116741 ]
SDV358632Report - Assessment: Ridgers, H. + Ridgers, C.. 2015. Of Varments and Vermin Traps. A4 Comb Bound. 17, No. 164.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. DAR-SPK21.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. DAR-SPK21.

Associated Monuments

MDV6030Related to: Dartmeet parallel reave system - northern section (Monument)
MDV26341Related to: Enclosure in Dartmeet parallel reave system (Monument)
MDV79750Related to: Hut circle within circular enclosure on south of Yartor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 9 2020 10:32AM