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HER Number:MDV14644
Name:Vermin trap at Legis Tor Warren

Summary

Three obscure walls remaining; were X-shaped. Grass-covered.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 651
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/239/26

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, 159, number 6 (Article in Serial). SDV166302.

Legis Tor Warren SX5675 6520. Haynes' vermin trap number 6. In Legis Lake gurt, south very obscure.


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

Not visible on 1946 Royal Air Force vertical aerial photographs.


Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

Considered under the Monument Protection Programme but could not be found. Not recommended for scheduling.


Ridgers, H. + Ridgers, C., 2015, Of Varments and Vermin Traps, 8, number 98 (Report - Assessment). SDV358632.

Vermin trap at SX56749 65178. Three obscure walls remaining; were X-shaped. Grass-covered.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown.
SDV166302Article in Serial: Haynes, R. G.. 1970. Vermin Traps and Rabbit Warrens on Dartmoor. Post-Medieval Archaeology. 4. A4 Bound. 159, number 6.
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.
SDV358632Report - Assessment: Ridgers, H. + Ridgers, C.. 2015. Of Varments and Vermin Traps. A4 Comb Bound. 8, number 98. [Mapped feature: #5979 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14144Part of: Legis Tor Warren (Monument)
MDV3417Related to: Vermin trap at Legis Tor Warren (Monument)
MDV3410Related to: Vermin trap at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 26 2015 10:53AM