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HER Number:MDV2509
Name:Hut Circle (B) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle (B) one of a group of eight associated with a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors

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

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/74/12/1
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/74/2
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref: 10814
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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.

Southern of two 'Hut Circles' shown on 19th century map against the southern boundary of the enclosure.


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

Hut circle shown on the southern boundary of the 'Enclosure'.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, Enclosure and Hut Circles, SX 56 SE 14b (Migrated Record). SDV146202.

Hut Circle (B) at SX57436428 within Prehistoric enclosure. One of a group of eight in an enclosure. The hut wall is composed of turf covered stones. No visible entrance.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140715 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 10th April 1995. Hut (E). Conjoined plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior measures 4.5 metres in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.6 metre wide and 0.6 metre high bank. Hut (D) is joined to the north-west side of this building. This is site Number 102 56f in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.


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

Enclosure G is shown with two almost adjacent hut cirles on the southern boundary.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 20, 102.56f (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Possible hut circle attached to the south of another hut circle on the south side of the enclosure and enclosing an area of 5.3 by 2.7 metres.


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

Hut circle visible on arial photograph.


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

Hut circle diameters range from 5-10 metres with walls up to 0.7 metres high and 2 metres thick.

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.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 20, 102.56f.
SDV146202Migrated Record: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. Enclosure and Hut Circles. SX56SE14. SX 56 SE 14b.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140715.
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: #116569 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1019084.

Associated Monuments

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 Circle (E) within an area of Prehistoric Enclosures to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:May 3 2019 9:57AM