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HER Number:MDV125453
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle (a) between the northern and southern enclosures of Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 645
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/85/3
  • 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.

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

Hut circle shown on early 20th century map.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140727 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut (a) at SX57446453. This hut is of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior is oval, 3.8 metres by 3 metres and is defined by a 1.2 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. A south-south-west facing doorway survives as a partly blocked gap faced on one side by a slab. This building abuts the northern enclosure and is butted by the southern enclosure. This is site Number 102 358c 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.

Hut circle not shown within Enclosure (B) although a small triangular feature is shown at the junction of the northern and southern enclosures.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 102 358c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

D-shaped structure 4 metres by 2 metres abutting the outer face of the south-east sector of the northern enclosure with a rubble wall 1 metre wide by 0.7 metres high.

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

Hut circle possibly shown on survey as a diamond shaped feature.

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

Hut circle not visible on aerial photograph.

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

Hut circle not 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. 102 358c.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140727.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #116825 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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).
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2530Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (B) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV29970Related to: Hut Circle in Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125454Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125448Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125449Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125451Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56767Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56768Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:49PM