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HER Number:MDV29970
Name:Hut Circle in Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut Circle (d) in Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 645
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/290
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Whiteley, N., 1855, Plan of Prehistoric Enclosure at Trowlesworthy Warren (Worksheet). SDV175112.

Possible north wall of enclosure with attached hut circle shown on Whiteley's 19th century plan.

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.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

'Enclosure' shown on transcription of aerial photograph.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140727 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut (d) at SX57436450. Porch plan and single orthostat walling type. 6 metres in diameter, defined by a 1.4 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. A line of stones within the hut may indicate the position of a partition. This building is linked by the enclosure wall, which was therefore built sometime after the hut. A doorway gap in the south facing wall leads to a 1.5 metre wide porch defined by a 2.5 metre long line of stones. This is site Number 102 359d 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 shown in Enclosure B on the south-west boundary of the southern enclosure with an adjoining hut to the south and other small huts to the north and east.

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 82-3, 102 359d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular hut circle 4.7 metres by 4.5 metres internally with a turf bank 0.3 metres high. Isolated orthostats form an arc in the south and east sectors.

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

Large hut circle 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. 82-3, 102 359d.
SDV175112Worksheet: Whiteley, N.. 1855. Plan of Prehistoric Enclosure at Trowlesworthy Warren. Worksheet.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140727.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
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: #116819 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV2530Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (B) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125448Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125449Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125451Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125453Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125454Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56767Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56768Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 3:49PM