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HER Number:MDV125919
Name:Hut circle associated with enclosures at Shaugh Moor

Summary

A possible hut stance approximately 4.0 metres in diameter with a 0.3 metres high backscarp cut into the hillslope. It is linked to the adjacent hut circle to the east by a 0.4 meter high boulder wall. A fragmentary length of walling lies to the west.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 556 635
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 88
  • Pastscape: 439483

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, Fig 48.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Depicted by Butler.

Fletcher, M. + Probert, S., 1998, Shaugh Moor, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV343481.

(Visited 02/12/1997) SX55696351. A possible hut stance approximately 4.0 metres in diameter with a 0.3 metres high backscarp cut into the hillslope. It is linked to the adjacent hut circle to the east by a 0.4 meter high boulder wall. A fragmentary length of walling lies to the west.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, SM-31 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 02/10/2019. Site description is good however back scrape guessed at 0.2m high, hard to measure as blending in to slope of hill. Overall condition good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, SM-31 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Overall view looking SSW up slope.

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. Fig 48.3.
SDV343481Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Probert, S.. 1998. Shaugh Moor, Devon: An Archaeological Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #118356 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SM-31.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SM-31.

Associated Monuments

MDV12951Part of: D-shaped hut circle settlement enclosure, Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV125920Related to: Hut circle associated with enclosures at Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV125921Related to: Hut circle associated with enclosures at Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV125917Related to: Hut in enclosure at Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV125918Related to: Pair of huts in enclosure at Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV125922Related to: Possible enclosure walls at Shaugh Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4967 - Survey of Shaugh Moor

Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2019 4:26PM