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HER Number:MDV49777
Name:Vermin trap near Legis Tor


Vermin trap in close proximity to Legis Tor. Previously unrecorded. Poor condition.


Grid Reference:SX 570 655
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ridgers, H. + Ridgers, C., 2015, Of Varments and Vermin Traps, page 17, number 155 (Report - Assessment). SDV358632.

Vermin trap at SX57043 65554. Not previously recorded by Haynes or Cook. Y-shaped walls, poorly made and not in good condition, wall short and grassy/overgrown.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358632Report - Assessment: Ridgers, H. + Ridgers, C.. 2015. Of Varments and Vermin Traps. A4 Comb Bound. page 17, number 155. [Mapped feature: #30745 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14144Part of: Legis Tor Warren (Monument)
MDV49779Related to: Pillow mound 180 metres west of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV49780Related to: Pillow mound 220 metres south-west of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV49778Related to: Pillow mound 40 metres east of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV3393Related to: Vermin trap immediately south west of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV14645Related to: Vermin trap north-west of Legis Tor (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 9:59AM