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HER Number:MDV52573
Name:Hut Circle (B) within Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to the west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Semi-circular remains of a hut circle (B) within Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to the west of the Trowlesworthy Tors

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 643
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/74/10
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HUT CIRCLE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Haynes, R. G., Map of Trowlesworthy Warren (Cartographic). SDV165949.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, Enclosure and Hut Circles, SX56SE 14 (Migrated Record). SDV146202.

Not listed within enclosure


Price, D. G., 1977, Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren, 44 (Article in Serial). SDV150433.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140715 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 10th April 1995. Hut (b) at SX57426431. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior is 5.5 metres in diameter and is surrounded by a 1 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high. The wall on the west side is denoted by 5 large orthostats, whilst on the east the orthostats have collapsed and are visible protruding through the turf. This is site Number 102 56d 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.

Not shown on Figure 51.1.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 19-20, 102.056d (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Remnant of hut circle. Semi-circular in plan. Consists of a few large orthostats in a very denuded bank. Not measurable.


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

Curvilinear line of stones visible on aerial photograph.

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. 19-20, 102.056d.
SDV146202Migrated Record: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. Enclosure and Hut Circles. SX56SE14. SX56SE 14.
SDV150433Article in Serial: Price, D. G.. 1977. Settlement at Trowlesworthy Warren. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 109. 44.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140715.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #116688 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2507Part of: Prehistoric Settlement (G) near Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2510Related to: Hut Circle (C) within a Prehistoric Enclosure to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2511Related to: Hut Circle (D) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2512Related to: Hut Circle (E) within an area of Prehistoric Enclosures to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2513Related to: Hut Circle (F) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2514Related to: Hut Circle (G) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2515Related to: Hut Circle (H) within a Prehistoric Enclosure (G) to west of the Trowlesworthy Tors, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:May 3 2019 10:34AM