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HER Number:MDV28539
Name:Prehistoric hut circle to the south of Great Trowlesworthy Tor

Summary

Vis=20/6/1977 (os) a hut circle is situated in clitter on the flat top of great trowlesworthy tor at 336m. It is of type 1 with an internal diameter of 3m and walling of naturally placed boulders and rubble 1.3m thick and interior is partially covered by a large slab and seems to have been excavated (os).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 579 642
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling remains of a Prehistoric hut circle to the south of Great Trowlesworthy Tor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/328
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV143565.

Osa=sx56se106.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV143566.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/1995)/as above.


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

Vis=20/6/1977 (os) a hut circle is situated in clitter on the flat top of great trowlesworthy tor at 336m. It is of type 1 with an internal diameter of 3m and walling of naturally placed boulders and rubble 1.3m thick and interior is partially covered by a large slab and seems to have been excavated (os).


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

Not recorded (rchm app 1985).


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

'Hut Circle' shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143565Migrated Record:
SDV143566Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV26818Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #86108 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2015 11:41AM