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HER Number:MDV131149
Name:Hut circle to north of enclosure south of the reave west of Shell Top, Shaugh Prior


Hut circle north of Enclosure 'D' (Butler) on the south-west edge of Cholwich Town Reave North to the west of Shell Top visible on aerial photograph


Grid Reference:SX 586 639
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56SE 118
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/278
  • Old SAM Ref: 10754
  • Pastscape: 439441
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 161-2, Map 51, Figure 51.5 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Enclosure 'D' to the west of Shell Top and to the south of the 'reave' where only the southern half survives. It would appear to have been robbed by the builders of the reave so must have been redundant by that time.

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

Kink in the northern boundary of enclosure shown on survey.

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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

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. 161-2, Map 51, Figure 51.5.
SDV345521Cartographic: 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: #132353 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV29982Part of: Enclosure south of the reave west of Shell Top, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15060Related to: Cholwich Town Reave North (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8098 - The South Devon Coast to Dartmoor Aerial Investigation and Mapping (formerly NMP) Survey, Area 2, Avon Valley to Plymouth (Ref: ACD2040)

Date Last Edited:Aug 12 2021 11:08AM