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HER Number:MDV2514
Name:Hut Circle (G) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle (G) 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/74/11
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/74/7
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref: 10814
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)
  • 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 the eastern boundary of the enclosure.


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

Hut circle within 'Enclosure' shown on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, Enclosure and Hut Circles, SX56SE 14G (Migrated Record). SDV146202.

Hut circle G at SX57436430 of 7 metres diameter with walls approximately 0.5 metres high and composed of turf covered stones. There is 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 10th April 1995. Hut circle (c) at SX 57446431. Simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior is 6 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.6 metre wide wall standing up to 0.6 metres high. This structure is attached to the inner face of the enclosure. This is site Number 102 56e 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.

One of three buildings on the perimeter of Enclosure G.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 20, 102.056e (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular structure represented largely by small stone rubble, though a few large orthostats and facings survive in eastern sector. Hut circle abuts inner face of enclosure wall. Entrance is in south-west sector. A short wall, 5 metres long, 1.20 metres wide and 0.30 metres high, forming the lower edge of a platform is attached to north-west sector of hut circle. Dimensions 5.6 metres by 5.5 metres internally; 10 metres by 8 metres externally; height 0.3 - 0.5 metres.


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.

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, 102.056e.
SDV146202Migrated Record: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. Enclosure and Hut Circles. SX56SE14. SX56SE 14G.
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: #116684 ]

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)
MDV2513Related to: Hut Circle (F) 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 10:36AM