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HER Number:MDV14638
Name:Vermin Trap, Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor

Summary

Vermin trap stone in Ditsworthy Warren, approximately 240 meters north-east of Ditsworthy Warren House used as a gatepost at Ware's Garden

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 663
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/88/19

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., 1970, Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor, 161 (Article in Serial). SDV166302.

Ditsworthy Warren. Long stone from vermin trap embedded upright and reused as a gatepost at Ware's House.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible on the 1946 Royal Air Force vertical aerial photographs.


Whitbourn, A., 2001, An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren, 79 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Vermin trap upright long stone used as a gatepost at Ware's House.


Griffiths, D. M., 2004, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV346578.

Haynes' grid ref SX58106740 must be incorrect. Other details: Exact date unknown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166302Article in Serial: Haynes, R. G.. 1970. Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor. Post-Medieval Archaeology. 4. A4 Bound. 161. [Mapped feature: #5974 ]
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346578Personal Comment: Griffiths, D. M.. 2004. Unknown.
SDV360381Report - Assessment: Whitbourn, A.. 2001. An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren. A4 Comb Bound. 79.

Associated Monuments

MDV14142Part of: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)
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 31 2018 10:24AM