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HER Number:MDV125739
Name:Hut Circle (2) 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 574 647
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 2 at SX57506477 is 4.5 metres in diameter, surrounded by a 1.4 metre wide and 0.6 metre high double orthostatic wall. A north-west facing gap in the hut wall may represent an original doorway.


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. 376c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Circular structure 4 metres diameter internally and 7 metres externally with walls up to 0.45 metres high. Hut has some large outer and inner facing orthostats. A gap in the north-west sector may indicate an entrance.


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.

The hut at SX 57486475 has an internal diameter of 4.5 metres with walling 1.0 metres thick and 0.5 metres high. The entrance is to the south-east.

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. 376c.
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)
MDV125738Related to: Hut Circle (3) 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 2:13PM