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HER Number:MDV125738
Name:Hut Circle (3) within Prehistoric Enclosure (O) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

One of three hut circles within Prehistoric Enclosure (O) at Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 647
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/234
  • Old SAM Ref: 28654
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Price, D. G., 1977, Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren, 44, Figure 1 (Article in Serial). SDV150433.

Enclosure on Trowlesworthy Warren with two hut circles about 5 metres in diameter. Largely clear but some large boulders in the interior. Only part of the enclosure wall is visible, in the form of a low mound.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not recorded on aerial photograph.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140792 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut 3 at SX57506476 is 5 metres in diameter surrounded by a ring of orthostats protruding through the turf.


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

Prehistoric Enclosure (O) to the north-west of Little Trowlesworthy Tor shown on the map and indicated to the north-east on Figure 51.1 as three hut circles and the west side of an enclosure.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 90, 102. 376d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Dilapidated sub-circular structure 7 metres by 8 metres represented by a vestigial wall suggested by an incomplete arc of inner and outer facing stones in the north, west and south sectors. A few other irregular stones may be traced around the east sector. No bank material survives and no entrance is discernible.


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

Three huts and enclosure wall shown on survey information. These lie slightly further to the north-east than can be seen on the aerial photography.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Remains of the enclosure wall and hut circles visible on the aerial photography.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Two hut circles depicted at a standard size. These are not at precise locations.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 439387, SX56SE100 (Website). SDV362732.

At SX 57496475 is a levelled area with a few stones which may represent a third hut.

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.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 90, 102. 376d.
SDV150433Article in Serial: Price, D. G.. 1977. Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 109. 44, Figure 1.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140792.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 439387, SX56SE100.

Associated Monuments

MDV15289Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (O) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125740Related to: Hut Circle (1) within Prehistoric Enclosure (O) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125739Related to: Hut Circle (2) within Prehistoric Enclosure (O) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:May 3 2019 2:16PM