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HER Number:MDV125522
Name:Prehistoric Hut Circle (d) within Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric hut circle (d) one of four huts within Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 645
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/86/1
  • 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.


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

Hut circle within 'Enclosure' shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX 56 SE 18, SX56SE18 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV147032.

One of four hut circles within enclosure.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140722 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut (d) at SX57366453 is 4.7 metres diameter defined by a 2 metre wide single orthostat wall standing up to 0.4 metres high. A large earthfast boulder forms part of the north wall of this building. This is site Number 102 366d 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.

One of four buildings within Enclosure C with diameters of 3.8 - 4.6 metres.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 86, 102 366d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular hut circle of 4 metres diameter the centre of the enclosure. A few stones of the rubble core of the 0.3 metre high bank are visible with a few facing stones, one orthostat and a boulder in the western sector. No visible 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 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 managagement of an historic landscape. 86, 102 366d.
SDV147032Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX 56 SE 18. SX56SE18. Card Index. SX56SE18.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140722.
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).
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: #116987 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2532Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56766Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (a) within Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125519Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (b) within Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125521Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (c) within Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2019 2:36PM