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HER Number:MDV52581
Name:Prehistoric Hut Circle to east of Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Southern of two Prehistoric hut circles to east of an enclosed settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 642
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/235/6
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233

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.


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


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140705 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 12th April 1995. Hut circle lies east and adjacent to agglomerated enclosure. It survives as a bank of earth and stone surrounding a circular internal area. The building is of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior is 4.5 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2 metre wide wall standing up to 0.6 metres high. A west-south-west facing gap in the surrounding wall may represent an original doorway.


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

Southern of two hut circles shown on the east side of Enclosure E.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 25-26, 102. 070f (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Unenclosed oval structure situated immediately south of enclosure 70a. Composed of turf-covered bank in which inner facing slabs and some rubble core are visible. Entrance in south-west seems to open into a rectangular porch approached from west. Internal dimensions 5 metres by 4.2 metres by 0.5 metres high.


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

Hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


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

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 439373, SX56SE94 (Website). SDV362732.

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. 25-26, 102. 070f.
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 140705.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117584 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 439373, SX56SE94.

Associated Monuments

MDV15290Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (E) at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV52580Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle to east of Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56762Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56763Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52583Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52578Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle within Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 1:54PM