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HER Number:MDV32058
Name:Prehistoric Hut Circle (b) associated with Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric hut circle (b) associated with Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 643
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/237/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (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, 20b (Report - Survey). SDV165948.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140676 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 10th April 1995. One of four huts attached to outer face of enclosure. Hut d at SX 57226430. Simple plan and rubble bank walling type. Interior is 4 metres in diameter and is defined by a 1 metre wide and 0.3 metre high wall. Interior is covered in rubble giving it the appearance of a cairn. This is site Number 102 020b in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 7, 102 020b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Hut circle is rhomboid in plan, constructed of a turf-covered wall of small stones. Attached to enclosure wall but the bank of ditch is superimposed in north-east sector. A single upright slab in south-west sector may indicate the entrance. Two lengths of wall, 2 metres apart, are attached to west sector length 6 metres by breadth 1.50 metres. Diameter 12.90 metres by 9.70 metres internally, 16.30 metres by 13.10 metres externally by height 0.20 metres.


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

Features visible on survey


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

Feature visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape. 7, 102 020b.
SDV165948Report - Survey: Mercer, R. J.. 1987. An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986. Edinburgh Archaeological Services. A4 Comb Bound. 20b.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140676.
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: #117440 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15292Part of: Prehistoric Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32059Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (c) associated with Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32060Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (d) associated with Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32061Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (e) associated with Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32062Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle (f) associated with Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 12 2019 1:20PM