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HER Number:MDV56823
Name:VERMIN TRAP in the Parish of Shaugh Prior

Summary

Vis=5+8+11+13/4/1995 (gerrard) at above ngr, sx57456446 + sx57526434. These animal runs survive as a series of separate and interconnected gullies situated within a partially enclosed hut settlement.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 644
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/198/119
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

These gullies probably represent a complex system of animal runs in which rabbits and vermin could have been trapped (mpp).


SX57526434], Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137963.

A (sx57526434]) survives as 3 connected gullies emanating from the same point. The n arm measures 28m long, the middle arm is 25m long and the s arm is 45m long. These gullies measure 0.4m wide by 0.2m deep and appear to be a variation on the more usual v-shape. This is site no.102 067 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57576436, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137964.

B (sx57576436). Is of the linear type and survives as a 20m long, 0.7m wide and 0.2m deep gully. Material upcast during its construction survives as a 1m wide and 0.1m high bank lying on the w side of the gully. This is site no.102 066 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57506441, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137965.

C (sx57506441). V-shaped and includes a 45m long n arm and 28m long s arm. The gully measures 0.8m wide by 0.3m deep and material upcast during its construction forms a 1m wide and 0.1m high bank on the downslope side. This is site no.102 075 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57456446, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137966.

D (sx57456446). This animal run is v-shaped and each arm is 35m long, 1.7m wide and 0.6m deep. Material upcast during its construction forms a 1m wide and 0.1m high bank on the downslope side. This is site no.102 348 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57536451, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137967.

E (sx57536451). This animal run is v-shaped and includes a 15m long n arm and 25m long s arm. The gully measures 1.6m wide by 0.5m deep and material upcast during its construction forms a 1m wide and 0.1m high bank on the downslope side. This animal run may have originally been connected to 'i' and 'h'. This is site no.102 356 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57576448, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137968.

F (sx57576448). This animal run is v-shaped and each arm is 18m long, 1.3m wide and 0.4m deep. Material upcast during its construction forms a 0.7m wide and 0.1m high bank on the downslope side. This animal run may have originally been connected to 'g' and 'i'. This is site no.102.354 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57626446, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137969.

G (sx57626446). Is of the linear type and includes a 77m long, 1.3m wide and 0.3m deep hollow. Material upcast during the construction of run survives as 1m wide and 0.2m high bank on the downslope side. This animal run may have originally been connected to 'f'. This is site no.102.353 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57586446, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137970.

H (sx57586446). Is v-shaped with a single extension leading off from the s arm. The n arm measures 115m long, the s arm is 115m long and the extension is 38m long. The hollow measures 1m wide by 0.2m deep and material upcast during its construction forms a 1m wide and 0.1m high bank on the downslope side. This animal run may have originally been connected to 'e'. This is site no.102.357 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


SX57366462, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137971.

I (sx57366462). V-shaped with a single extension leading off from the s arm. The n arm measures 54m long, the s arm is 160m long and the extension is 115m long. The gully measures 1.2m wide by up to 0.5m deep and material upcast during its construction forms a 0.5m wide and 0.1m high bank on the downslope side. This animal cuts through the rubble wall leading to a stone hut circle and may have originally been connected to 'f' and 'h'. This is site nos.102.061 and 063 in the national trust upper plym inventory.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137973.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities - the south west/3(1994)157;map 51.1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137974.

Thackray, c.(ed)/the upper plym valley: the management of an historic landscape/(1994)151-2/102.059,66,67,348,353,354etc.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137975.

Des=mpp/140719.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137963Migrated Record: SX57526434].
SDV137964Migrated Record: SX57576436.
SDV137965Migrated Record: SX57506441.
SDV137966Migrated Record: SX57456446.
SDV137967Migrated Record: SX57536451.
SDV137968Migrated Record: SX57576448.
SDV137969Migrated Record: SX57626446.
SDV137970Migrated Record: SX57586446.
SDV137971Migrated Record: SX57366462.
SDV137973Migrated Record:
SDV137974Migrated Record:
SDV137975Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon

Date Last Edited:Nov 2 2015 9:37AM