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HER Number:MDV52635
Name:Prehistoric Enclosure (N) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric Enclosure (N) within Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 644
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/482
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Early Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age - 2000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140644 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th April 1995.Simple enclosure at SX57246449 survives as a 12.5 metre diameter area surrounded by 2.4 metre wide and 0.2 metre high rubble and orthostat wall. A boundary wall leading south-west from the enclosure is probably of historic date.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 158, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Prehistoric Enclosure (N) is a simple enclosure of 11.5 metres diameter on the western edge of a patch of surface stone.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 33, 102 093 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular enclosure composed in north, west and south sectors of turf-covered boulders and smaller stones. The eastern sector consists of massive stones built against clitter boulders. Interior has been cleared. No discernible entrance. Internal dimensions 12.5 metres by 12.5 metres with a wall 2.4 metres wide by 0.2 metres high.


Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey, 558 (Report - Survey). SDV350782.


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

Feature shown on survey.


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

Circular feature 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. 158, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape. 33, 102 093.
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 140644.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. 558.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117445 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2532Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (C) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56764Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (F) south-west of Great Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2475Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (H) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15291Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2534Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (J) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15294Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (K) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15293Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (L) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15292Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (M) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2530Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (B) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15288Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV15290Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (E) at Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV2507Related to: Prehistoric Settlement (G) near Trowlesworthy Tor, 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 12 2019 1:50PM