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HER Number:MDV32053
Name:Possible Prehistoric Platform within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Possible remains of a Prehistoric platform within the north-eastern part of Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren

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/236/8
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref: 10820

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Possible remains of a platform, where north-east sector of enclosure wall has fallen inwards. Includes several large boulders on the western rim.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Not shown on Figure 51.1.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 102. 012g (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Possible remains of a platform in the north-east sector of the enclosure where the wall has fallen in. Includes several large boulders on the western rim. Dimensions of 10 metres by 4 metres by 0.3 metres above surrounding area.


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

Not visible on aerial photograph although several large boulders visible in the area.


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

Not shown on modern or earlier 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. 102. 012g. [Mapped feature: #18227 ]
SDV165948Report - Survey: Mercer, R. J.. 1987. An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986. Edinburgh Archaeological Services. A4 Comb Bound. 12g.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (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)
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)
MDV32051Related to: Hut circle C within Enclosure 'I' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2478Related to: Hut circle D 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)
MDV14148Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 3:36PM