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HER Number:MDV55480
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Shaugh Prior


Vis=3/5/1995 (gerrard) hut circle survives as a bank of earth + stone surrounding a circular internal area and forms part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement. Terraced into the hillslope. Simple plan and earthwork walling type.


Grid Reference:SX 592 661
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/608
  • Old SAM Ref: 24230(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Interior is 6.5m in diam and the surrounding 1m wide wall stands up to 0.7m high. Butler considers this structure to be a cairn, although the field evidence does suggest that it is more likely to be a stone hut circle (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV154618.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/3(1994)123-4;49.9.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV154619.


Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV154620.


Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
  • National Monuments Record Database:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM