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HER Number:MDV32110
Name:Unenclosed Hut Circle to the south of Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

The southern of two Prehistoric unenclosed hut circles to the south of Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 642
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/236/1
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/236/2
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM County Ref: 280
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24232
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24232
  • Old SAM Ref: 10820
  • Old SAM Ref: 10820

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (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, 8, 10 (Report - Survey). SDV165948.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140667 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th April 1995. Hut circles at SX57136426. Two unenclosed hut circles survive as banks of earth and stone surrounding a circular internal area and are of simple plan with rubble bank walling. The southern hut survives as a 1.4 metre wide and 0.7 metre high wall surrounding a 3.4 metre diameter interior. A 1.8 metre wide gap in the hut wall faces north-east and may represent a doorway. The interoir of the northern hut is 4.4 metres in diameter with a 1.6 metre wide wall standing to 0.4 metres high.

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

Southern of two unenclosed hut circles shown to the south of Enclosure(I).

Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 102. 008 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Hut circle with a sub-circular turf covered bank in which a few stones are visible. A 1.8 metre wide gap in the north-east sector marks an entrance. The hut is 3.6 metres by 3 metres internally and 7.6 metres by 7 metres externally by up to 0.3 metres high.

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

Feature shown on survey.

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. 102. 008.
SDV165948Report - Survey: Mercer, R. J.. 1987. An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986. Edinburgh Archaeological Services. A4 Comb Bound. 8, 10.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140667.
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. [Mapped feature: #117320 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV32073Related to: Pillow Mound in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15291Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32072Related to: Prehistoric Unenclosed Hut Circle to the south of Enclosure (I) within 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 3:59PM