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HER Number:MDV125706
Name:Structure possibly a Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Sub-rectangular structure possibly a Hut Circle within Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 642
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/235/1
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/235/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 24223
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SX56SE94b
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., Map of Trowlesworthy Warren (Cartographic). SDV165949.


Price, D. G., 1977, Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren, 44 (Article in Serial). SDV150433.


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

Semi-circular feature shown in north-west corner of eastern enclosure within Enclosure E.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 25, 102. 070b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-rectangular structure which may be the remains of a hut circle 9.7 by 7 metres composed of low turf banks 0.4 metres high containing small stones and a few orthostats.
Series of poorly-preserved walls, approximately parallel, running south-east from inner face of north-west sector of enclosure (MON 71a). Composed of small stones and turf with occasional orthostats. Length 8.0 metres, 1.0 metre wide, 0.4 metres high.


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

Semi-circular feature shown on survey with a small squarish feature on the north-east side against the enclosure boundary wall.


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

Feature faintly visible on aerial photograph.


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

Sub-square feature shown on modern mapping in north-west corner of the eastern enclosure.

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. 25, 102. 070b.
SDV150433Article in Serial: Price, D. G.. 1977. Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 109. 44.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
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: #117580 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15290Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (E) at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV56762Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56763Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52583Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52578Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within Enclosed Settlement (E) 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 2:07PM