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HER Number:MDV2508
Name:Hut with annex between enclosures at Trowlesworthy Tor

Summary

A hut of 6.2 metres with annex recorded between Prehistoric settlements MDV56764 and MDV2507. Slightly damaged by a dry leat.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 642
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 13
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/446
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/74/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref: 10814
  • Old SAM Ref: 10815
  • Pastscape: 439142

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950/1977, SX56SE14 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV146202.

Hut circle (A) at SX57446424 has a diameter of 8 metres. One of a group of eight in an enclosure. The hut wall is composed of the usual turf covered stones. No visible entrance.

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX5764 (Aerial Photograph). SDV138979.

Pye, A., 1992, Archaeological Watching Brief on the ECC Lee Moor works leat corridor in the Upper Plym Valley, 7 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV165953.

Hut circle with annex.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

A double hut of 6.2 metres slightly damaged by a dry leat between Prehistoric Settlements F and G.

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

Hut circle with annex to the south shown on survey.

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

Hut circle and annex to the south visible on aerial photograph.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, UPTR-21 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

(08/09/2020) Condition of hut assessed as very good; currently no damage agents noted.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs (Photograph). SDV363073.

Feature photographed in September 2020.

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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1019084 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Hut circle with diameter 9 metres; walls 2 metres thick and 0.7 metres high. Annexe attached to south side; 6 meters diameter, walls a single stone in thickness, up to 0.5 metres high.

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. 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV138979Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX5764. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Unknown.
SDV146202Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950/1977. SX56SE14. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV165953Report - Watching Brief: Pye, A.. 1992. Archaeological Watching Brief on the ECC Lee Moor works leat corridor in the Upper Plym Valley. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 92.60. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 7.
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).
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. 1019084.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UPTR-21.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV56764Related to: Enclosure south-west of Great Trowlesworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV2507Related to: Enclosure with huts near Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2510Related to: Hut Circle (C) within a Prehistoric Enclosure to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2511Related to: Hut Circle (D) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2512Related to: Hut south of enclosure on western slope of Little Trowlesworthy Tor (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: EH Project (Feb 2001 - Dec 2002)

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2021 3:51PM