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HER Number:MDV2536
Name:Prehistoric Hut Circle in the north of Enclosure (A) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Northern of four Prehistoric hut circles within Enclosure (A) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 648
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/89/8

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.

Northern hut circle within enclosure shown on 19th century map.


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

Shown on early 20th century map.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 159-160, Map 51, Figure 51.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Hut 4 against the northern wall of Enclosure A is one of four within the enclosure.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 53, Hut Circle b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Hut circle (b) at SX56706490 is D-shaped butting against the inner facing stones in the north side of the enclosure wall and terraced into the slope. It is composed of a turf bank with a few visible inner and outer facing stones. A large boulder with a facing edge set obliquely across the south-east sector may indicate an entrance. Hut 4 metres by 4.1 metres internally and 8 metres by 9.1 metres externally with walls 0.3 to 0.7 metres high.


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 439172, SX56SE23 (Website). SDV362732.

At SX 56706490. A sub-rectangular platform adjacent to the north enclosure wall. It measures 4.9 metres east to west by 3.5 metres and possesses a stoney rim on the south side.

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. 159-160, Map 51, Figure 51.3.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 53, Hut Circle b.
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: #118662 ]
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 439172, SX56SE23.

Associated Monuments

MDV15287Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (A) north of Trowlesworthy Warren House, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2538Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle in the centre of Enclosure (A) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2539Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle in the east of Enclosure (A) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2537Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle in the north-west of Enclosure (A) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV14148Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Jul 12 2019 2:45PM