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HER Number:MDV14374
Name:Vermin trap, Huntingdon Warren


Remains of a vermin trap used to capture weasels and stoats when Huntingdon was worked as a rabbit warren.


Grid Reference:SX 656 662
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/13/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • VERMIN TRAP (XIX to XX - 1808 AD to 1930 AD (Between))

Full description

Haynes, R. G., 1970, Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor, 163 (Article in Serial). SDV166302.

Vermin trap, Huntingdon warren. Trap on river bank and making use of collapsed wall, now turfed over. One short side stone remains in position, but a long wide stone, probably from this trap is in the river nearby.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166302Article in Serial: Haynes, R. G.. 1970. Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor. Post-Medieval Archaeology. 4. A4 Bound. 163.

Associated Monuments

MDV5183Part of: Huntingdon Warren (Monument)
MDV14375Related to: Vermin trap, Huntingdon Warren (Monument)
MDV14373Related to: Vermin trap, Huntingdon Warren (Monument)
MDV14372Related to: Warren House, Huntingdon, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 16 2018 1:27PM