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HER Number:MDV2513
Name:Hut Circle (F) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 643
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/74/6
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/74/9
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref: 10814
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., Map of Trowlesworthy Warren (Cartographic). SDV165949.


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, Enclosure and Hut Circles, SX56SE14f. (Migrated Record). SDV146202.

Hut circle (F) at SX57416431 of 7 metres diameter. One of a group of eight in an enclosure. The wall which has fallen inwards has been formed of rather large stones. No visible entrance.


Price, D. G., 1977, Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren, 44 (Article in Serial). SDV150433.


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

Site visited on 10th April 1995. Hut circle (a) at SX 57426432. This building is of the hooked porch plan, single orthostat and rubble bank walling type. Interior is 6.1 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.4 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high. Porch survives as a 0.6 metre high arc of large granite boulders enclosing an area 3.7 metres by 3 metres and leads to a doorway gap in the south-west wall of the hut. This is site Number 102 56c 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.

Hut circle of 6.2 metres diameter in the centre of Enclosure G. Hut shown on the map with a curving wall to the south-west.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 19, 102.056c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular structure composed of large inner and outer facing stones revetting rubble core. An entrance, 1.70 metres wide is in south-west sector and is protected by a porch, which curves from west round the southern sector. Porch incorporates some particularly large boulders and encloses area 2.50 metres outside hut wall. The hut circle wall has spread, especially in north-west sector. Dimensions 7 metres by 6.5 metres internally, 10.2 metres by 9.6 metres externally; 0.7 metres high.


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

Hut circle with porch shown on survey.


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

Hut circle with attachment to the south-east 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. 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 19, 102.056c.
SDV146202Migrated Record: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. Enclosure and Hut Circles. SX56SE14. SX56SE14f..
SDV150433Article in Serial: Price, D. G.. 1977. Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 109. 44.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
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).
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: #116682 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2507Part of: Prehistoric Settlement (G) near Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52573Related to: Hut Circle (B) within Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to the west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, 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 Circle (E) within an area of Prehistoric Enclosures to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2514Related to: Hut Circle (G) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2515Related to: Hut Circle (H) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) 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 10:35AM