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HER Number:MDV32051
Name:Hut circle C within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle (also described as a 'court' and a 'platform') in enclosure 'I' within Trowlesworthy Warren; one of at least four similar features attached to eastern enclosure wall. Called C by the Ordnance Survey (1950), called 12f by National Trust (1994) and B by Gerrard (1995).

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/236/6
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24232
  • Old SAM Ref: 10820

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.

Hut circle shown on the eastern boundary of the enclosure

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

Hut circle shown on early 20th century map.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56SE16 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV138459.

(Visited 1/6/1950) Hut C, SX5712 6437. One of six. Diameter 7.0 metres. Large stones make up the wall which is 0.4 metres high. No visible entrance.

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

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

(Visited 9/4/1995) Hut B (SX 5712 6437). Interior measures 6.0 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1.0 metre wide single orthostat wall standing up to 0.8 metres high. This building is attached to the inner face of the enclosure wall. This is site no.102 012f 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.

Northern of four features shown on the eastern boundary of Enclosure (I).

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

Platform (f) built against the inner face of the east wall of the enclosure. The west sector is defined by very large boulders.

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

Feature shown on survey.

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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

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.
SDV138459Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56SE16. SX56SE16. Card Index.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 102. 12f.
SDV165948Report - Survey: Mercer, R. J.. 1987. An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986. Edinburgh Archaeological Services. A4 Comb Bound. 12e.
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).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117325 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15291Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2476Related to: Hut circle A within enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2479Related to: Hut circle B within enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2478Related to: Hut circle D within enclosure 'I' in 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)
MDV32050Related to: Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32049Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (d) within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32056Related to: Prehistoric Wall within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV14148Related to: 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 3:58PM