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HER Number:MDV125568
Name:Hut Circle on east side of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric hut circle on east side of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren. The internal hut is in poor condition and approximately 4.5 metres in diameter.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 644
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 SE 228
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/51/5
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/51/6
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24232
  • Old SAM Ref: 10822
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232
  • Pastscape: 1360452

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140672 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 9/4/1995) Hut circle at SX5723 6440. Hut circle within an historic field system. This building survives as a bank of earth and stone surrounding a circular area and is of the simple plan, single orthostat and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 6.0 metres in diameter and the surrounding 1.7 metre wide wall stands up to 0.7 metres high.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 158, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Hut circle shown on the inside of the eastern perimeter of Enclosure 'H'.

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 partially visible on aerial photograph.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping in the south of the enclosure.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1020323 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 2002 data (Website). SDV362732.

The internal hut at SX 5720 6441 is in poor condition and approximately 4.5 metres in diameter (citing Probert, S. A. J., 23/05/2002, English Heritage Field Investgation).

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. 158, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140672.
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: #117161 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1020323.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 2002 data.

Associated Monuments

MDV2480Related to: Hut circle E east of Enclosure within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2477Related to: Hut circle F, north-east of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125569Related to: Possible cairn on south side of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV14148Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2019 8:17AM