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HER Number:MDV28536
Name:HUT CIRCLE in the Parish of Shaugh Prior

Summary

Vis=3/9/1980 (os). A circular hut platform is situated at sx55286299 which has been mainly stripped of stone. It has a diameter of 6m and is levelled into a slight east slope. Nine blocks and slabs survive on the circumference, and two pairs of opposing stones on the north side show that it was originally of type 2 with walling 1.2m wide and 0.6m high (os).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 552 629
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Bronze age landscapes on Shaugh Moor and Wooter Moor comprising earthworks and walling of enclosures, hut circles, cairns, stone circles and rows, reaves and field systems, and medieval and post medieval field systems

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56SE134
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/332
  • Pastscape: 439489

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV143545.

Osa=sx56se134.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV143546.

Collis, j. /pdas/41(1983)59 fig 7.


Collis, J., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144084.

House "t". C 5m diam and where unrobbed consists of a double wall of stones. Lies in an area of boulders, but overlooks whole area w of reave sx56se-467, and may be for surveillance of livestock (collis).


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=3/9/1980 (os). A circular hut platform is situated at sx55286299 which has been mainly stripped of stone. It has a diameter of 6m and is levelled into a slight east slope. Nine blocks and slabs survive on the circumference, and two pairs of opposing stones on the north side show that it was originally of type 2 with walling 1.2m wide and 0.6m high (os).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV26818.

Not recorded (rchm app 1985).


Fletcher, M. + Probert, S., 1998, Shaugh Moor, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV343481.

(Visited 01/12/1997) The remains of a hut circle at SX55286299, are levelled into a west-facing slope. It is overall 8.0m in diameter with a level interior 5.6m across cut 0.5m in to the slope and with a 0.4m high front scarp. It originally had a double-faced wall which now survives up to 0.6m high only in the north-west quadrant, elsewhere only irregularly spaced boulders and stone mark the perimeter. The position of the entrance is not discernible.


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, SM15 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 04/08/2019. Nine stones & two opposing stones make up the remains of hut circle. 50% of site covered in bracken, light grazing in areas not covered in bracken. Site is stable. Photo taken


Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, SM15 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 04/08/2019. Photo taken giving an overall view of the hut circle showing the northern side stone. Taken looking south

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143545Migrated Record:
SDV143546Migrated Record:
SDV144084Migrated Record: Collis, J..
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV26818Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV343481Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. + Probert, S.. 1998. Shaugh Moor, Devon: An Archaeological Survey. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. Unknown.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SM15.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SM15.

Associated Monuments

MDV2590Part of: Shaugh Moor coaxial field system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4967 - Survey of Shaugh Moor

Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2019 11:43AM