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HER Number:MDV2479
Name:Hut circle B within enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle in the south of enclosure 'I' within Trowlesworthy Warren; one of at least four attached to south-eastern enclosure wall. Called B by the Ordnance Survey (1950), called 12b by National Trust (1994) and F by Gerrard (1995).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 643
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/51/4
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Hut circle shown on 19th century map against the south-west boundary of the enclosure.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Hut circle shown on early 20th century map.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56SE16, SX56SE16 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV138459.

Hut circle (b) at SX 57136432 is now a heap of stones.

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

Not recorded.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140665? (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 9/4/1995). Hut (f) at SX 5712 6433. Interior measures 3.8 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.5 metre wide and 0.7 metre high rubble bank wall. Interior is covered in rubble giving it the appearance of a cairn. The doorway survives as a pair of upright stones facing south-west. This is site Number 012 012b in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.

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

Small hut circle shown in southern section of Enclosure 'I' with an opening to the south-west.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 3, 102 12b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular structure attached to the inner side of the south-east sector of the enclosure of 3.8 metres by 2.6 metres with walls 0.5 metres high. It survives largely as a pile of stones on the west side. Entrance in south-west sector marked by orthostats. The south-east sector does not survive.

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

Feature visible on aerial photograph.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

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.
SDV138459Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56SE16. SX56SE16. Card Index. SX56SE16.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 3, 102 12b.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140665?.
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.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117172 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15291Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2476Related to: Hut circle A within enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32051Related to: Hut circle C within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2478Related to: Hut circle D within enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32057Related to: Possible Prehistoric Hut Circle within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32053Related to: Possible Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32050Related to: Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32049Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (d) within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:32PM