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HER Number:MDV13510
Name:Hentor Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

The last warren to come into use, and the first to be abandoned. Bounded by the River Plym, Hentor Brook, two boundstones and a line to Mill Corner blowing house. Approximately 450 acres. Probably abandoned in 1820's as separate warren. Not mentioned in Tithe Map and apportionment.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 591 657
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/236
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24230(P)
  • Old SAM Ref: 24218(PART)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RABBIT WARREN (XIX - 1807 AD to 1829 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Des-vis=2/6/1995 (gerrard) includes c.50 pillow mounds and 10 vermin traps, covering c.180ha. Established by at least 1807. Denoted by r. Plym along nw side and by a series of 5 boundary stones (of which only 3 survive), leading from spanish lake head, via shavercombe head to colesmills. Sometime shortly after 1815 it was taken over and worked from ditsworthy and continued in use until 1930s (mpp).

Linehan, C. D., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137243.

Des-vis=site w.5. Nine pillow mounds counted by linehan (linehan).

HAYNES, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137758.

Hentor warren. The last warren to come into use, and the first to be abandoned. Bounded by the plym, hentor brook, two boundstones and a line to mill corner blowing house (see os card). Approx 450 acres. Probably abandoned in 1820's as separate warren. Not mentioned in tm+a (haynes).

HAYNES, DCNQ, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137762.

Des-vis=boundaries of warren in 1807 given (haynes, dcnq).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137816.

For vermin traps, see sx56ne/112,114,246,247,248,249.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV137820.

Des-vis=pillow mounds recorded, see sx56ne/274 (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137822.

Haynes, r. G. /post-med. Arch. /4(1970)158.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137823.

Osa=sx56ne128.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137824.

Linehan, c. D. /med. Arch. /10(1966)124-5.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137825.

Haynes, r. G. /dcnq/34(1978-1981)97-98/the boundaries of hentor warren in 1807.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV137826.

Aph=raf/58/1110.0040/(5 may 1953).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137827.

Osa=sx56ne133.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV137828.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/2494.3129-31/(11/3/1948).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV137829.

Aph=nmr sx5865/1/434(8/4/1976).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137830.

Des=mpp/140350.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137831.

Brewer, d. /a field guide to the boundary markers on and around dartmoor/(1986)52-4.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137832.

Thackray, c.(ed)/the upper plym valley: the management of an historic landscape/(1994)230/102.857.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Des-vis=pillow mounds visible over a large area on 1948 ap (os).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137243Migrated Record: Linehan, C. D..
SDV137758Migrated Record: HAYNES.
SDV137762Migrated Record: HAYNES, DCNQ.
SDV137816Migrated Record:
SDV137820Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV137822Migrated Record:
SDV137823Migrated Record:
SDV137824Migrated Record:
SDV137825Migrated Record:
SDV137826Aerial Photograph:
SDV137827Migrated Record:
SDV137828Aerial Photograph:
SDV137829Aerial Photograph:
SDV137830Migrated Record:
SDV137831Migrated Record:
SDV137832Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV55406Parent of: Group of pillow mounds, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55496Parent of: Group of pillow mounds, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55304Parent of: Pillow mound 270 metres south-east of Ditsworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV55320Parent of: Pillow mound 450 metres west of Hen Tor (Monument)
MDV55421Parent of: Pillow mound by Hentor Brook (Monument)
MDV55408Parent of: Pillow mound by leat, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55423Parent of: Pillow mound east of leat, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV14549Parent of: Pillow mound in enclosure west of Hentor Meadow (Monument)
MDV55428Parent of: Pillow mound in field system, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55429Parent of: Pillow mound in field system, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55422Parent of: Pillow mound in Hentor Meadow (Monument)
MDV55472Parent of: Pillow mound in Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55455Parent of: Pillow mound near settlement north-east of Hentor (Monument)
MDV55405Parent of: Pillow mound north of Hentor Meadow (Monument)
MDV25095Parent of: Pillow mound north of the Shavercombe Brook, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55425Parent of: Pillow mound south of Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55411Parent of: Pillow mound south of the River Plym (Monument)
MDV55432Parent of: Pillow mound south of the River Plym (Monument)
MDV55412Parent of: Pillow mound south of the River Plym, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55431Parent of: Pillow mound south of the River Plym, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55427Parent of: Pillow mound, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55397Parent of: Pillow mounds near leat, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55458Parent of: Possible pillow mound, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55430Parent of: Two pillow mounds near leat, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV14625Parent of: Two traps and cairns, Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV14627Parent of: Vermin trap at Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV3418Parent of: Vermin trap at Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV14626Parent of: Vermin trap built over wall on Hentor Moor (Monument)
MDV3416Parent of: Vermin trap in Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55457Parent of: Vermin trap in wall at Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV17695Related to: Boundary stone on Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV17696Related to: Boundary stone on Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV55456Related to: Cairn on the south-eastern edge of Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV24936Related to: Field system in Hentor Warren (Monument)
MDV55315Related to: Two pillow mounds 510m south west of Ditsworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV13511Related to: Willings Walls Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:May 5 2020 2:07PM