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HER Number:MDV125705
Name:Square structrure within settlement, Trowlesworthy Warren


'Square Chamber' shown on historic maps in the southern sector of enclosed settlement (Butler's D), Trowlesworthy Warren


Grid Reference:SX 575 644
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 13
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/233/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • Pastscape: 439142

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XV to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Square Chamber (Ruins of)' shown on 19th century map in the south of the 'Enclosure (Remains of)' to the east of the 'South Entrance'.

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

'Square Chamber (Ruins of) shown on early 20th century map in the south-east of the 'Enclosure'.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 77-78, 102 349h (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Small squarish stone-built compartment 1.5 by 1 metre internally with a wall 1 metre wide by 1 metre high within the southern sector of Enclosure (D). The Ordnance Survey refers to it as 'Square Chamber' and implying it is associated with warrening.

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

Not shown on survey.

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

Not visible on aerial photograph

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

Not shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 77-78, 102 349h.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117575 ]
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

MDV15288Part of: Settlement on the western slope of Little and Great Trowlesworthy Tors (Monument)
MDV14148Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2499Related to: Vermin Trap on southern boundary of Prehistoric Enclosure (D) at 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:May 11 2020 11:58AM