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HER Number:MDV2480
Name:Hut circle E east of Enclosure within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle lying to the east of Enclosure 'H' (Butler) within Trowlesworthy Warren. Recorded by the Ordnance Survey (1950) as hut E. Survey in 2002 recorded the remains measuring 5.7 metres north to south by 5.0 metres internally with walls 1.2 metres wide and 0.3 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 644
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 228
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/51/5
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24232
  • Old SAM Ref: 10822
  • Pastscape: 1360452

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.


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.

Visited 01/06/1950. Hut E (SX5722 6441) Remains of a hut measuring 6.0 metres in diameter. In fragmentary condition.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., 140671 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(Visited 9/4/1995) At SX5720 6441. One of two hut circles within a simple enclosure. They buildings survive as banks of earth and stone surrounding a circular area and are of the simple plan, single orthostat and rubble bank walling type. The interior of the northern hut measures 4.0 metres in diameter, is defined by a 1.4 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high and is attached to the inner face of the enclosure wall.
Both huts are shown by Butler, but only the southern one is recorded within 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.

Remains of a Prehistoric hut circle shown to the east of Enclosure 'H'.


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

Hut circle shown on survey.


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.


Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1020323 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Diameter 8 metres. Walls of stone and earth 1 metre thick and 0.5 metres high.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 2002 data (Website). SDV362732.

The external hut circle at SX 5722 6442 measures 5.7 metres north to south by 5.0 metres internally with walls 1.2 metres wide and 0.3 metres high (citing Probert, S. A. J., 23/05/2002, English Heritage Field Investgation).

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.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 140671.
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).
SDV345521Report - Survey: 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: #117160 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1020323.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 2002 data.

Associated Monuments

MDV2477Related to: Hut circle F, north-east of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125568Related to: Hut Circle on east side of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125569Related to: Possible cairn on south side of Enclosure 'H' within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2475Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (H) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 3:56PM