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HER Number:MDV32050
Name:Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric platform on the east side of Enclosure 'I' within Trowlesworthy Warren between a larger platform to the south and a hut circle to the north

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 643
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/236/5
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24232
  • Old SAM Ref: 10820

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PLATFORM (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

Not shown on historic maps.


Mercer, R. J., 1987, An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986, 12d (Report - Survey). SDV165948.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140665 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th April 1995. Platform (c) at SX 57126436. Survives as a small sub-circular area defined by the enclosure wall and a 1 metre wide and 0.4 metre high lynchet. This may represent the site of a hut platform, though there is insufficient evidence to confirm this interpretation. This is site Number 102 012e in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 158, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Enclosure (I) is unusual for the series of courts around the edge.This feature is shown on the north side of the large sub-circular feature on the eastern boundary.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 102. 12e (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Low indistinct platform set against the inner face of the eastern wall of the enclosure. Bounded on the west side by a wall 1 metre wide. Few stones are visible though two orthostats survive. Internal dimensions 8.2 metres by 7.8 metres by 0.1 metres high.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Feature shown on survey.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Not 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. 158, Map 51, Figure 51.1. [Mapped feature: #117319 ]
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape. 102. 12e.
SDV165948Report - Survey: Mercer, R. J.. 1987. An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986. Edinburgh Archaeological Services. A4 Comb Bound. 12d.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140665.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15291Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32057Related to: Possible Prehistoric Hut Circle within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32053Related to: Possible Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2476Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (a) within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2479Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (b) within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32049Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (d) within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32051Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2478Related to: Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2019 3:27PM