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HER Number:MDV125388
Name:Hut Circle (H) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut Circle (H) is one of six hut circles within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 644
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/233/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Hut circle shown on 19th century map on the northern boundary of the enclosure.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Hut circle shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, Enclosure and Hut Circles, SX56SE 13 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV165569.

Hut Circle (H) at SX57486444 with a diameter of 9 metres and a wall approximately 0.8 metres high composed of fairly large stones. No visible entrance.


Worth, R. H., 1967, Worth's Dartmoor, 138-9, Figure 34 (Monograph). SDV337618.

Large hut circle in western section of enclosure.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., 140729 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

One of six hut circles within enclosure. Hut (b) at SX57486444. Porch plan and double orthostat walling type. 7.4 metres in diameter, surrounded by a 1.9 metre wide wall standing up to 0.8 metres high. A west-south-west facing gap in the hut wall may represent a doorway. Lying outside this doorway is an arrangement of stones which may indicate the site of a porch. This is site Number 102 349c in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Large hut circle shown in the west part of Prehistoric Enclosure D.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 76, 102 349c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Large well preserved hut circle 7.7 metres by 7 metres surrounded by large slabs 0.5 metres high. A gap of 0.75 metres in the south-west sector may indicate an entrance.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Hut circle shown on survey.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 76, 102 349c.
SDV165569Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. Enclosure and Hut Circles. SX56SE 13. Card Index. SX56SE 13.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 140729.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337618Monograph: Worth, R. H.. 1967. Worth's Dartmoor. Worth's Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 138-9, Figure 34.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #116712 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15288Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125392Related to: Hut Circle (C) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125395Related to: Hut Circle (D) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125394Related to: Hut Circle (E) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56769Related to: Hut Circle (F) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125390Related to: Hut Circle (G) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 10:40AM