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HER Number:MDV55296
Name:Western hut near enclosure 680 metres north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House

Summary

One of two huts in close proximity to an oval enclosure. This hut is oval in shape and consists of a ring of boulders 0.3 metres high, measuring an area 6.2 metres (north-south) by 5.3 metres.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 651
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 149
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/361/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24239(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140328, 30/6/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Two stone hut circles at SX5735 6514 and SX5733 6513. Both of the simple plan and rubble bank walling type, and survive as banks of earth and stone surrounding a circular internal area. The interior of the western hut is 6 metres in diameter and the surrounding 0.9 metre wide wall stands up to 0.3 metres high.
(These huts are numbered 102 416 and 102 417 in the National Trust site inventory).


National Trust and English Heritage, 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape, page 101-2, number 102.416 (Report - non-specific). SDV166309.

Hut circle at SX5734 6515. Unenclosed dilapidated oval hut circle consisting of a turf bank in which the stone, irregular in size and shape are visible. There are no obvious inner or outer facings though there is an orthostat in interior. A gap 0.8 meters wide in the south-west sector may mark the entrance, though it is not stone lined. Diameter 6 metres by 4 metres internally, 7.8 metres by 6.5 metres externally, 0.3 metres high.


Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey, 28/02/2002 (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

SX 57346515 A small enclosure, doubtfully a hut circle, comprises a ring of boulders and stones up to 0.3 metres high which encloses an area 6.2 metres (north-south) by 5.3 metres.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

This monument includes two stone hut circles and an enclosure situated on a gentle north west facing slope overlooking the River Plym. Both stone hut circles survive as banks of earth and stone surrounding a circular internal area.
The interior of the western stone hut circle measures 6m in diameter and the surrounding 0.9m wide wall stands up to 0.3m high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166309Report - non-specific: National Trust and English Heritage. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 102.130. A4 Comb Bound. page 101-2, number 102.416.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140328, 30/6/1993.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. 28/02/2002.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95191 ]
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV113994Related to: Eastern hut near enclosure 680 metres north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV22773Related to: Enclosure 680 metres east-north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV113995Related to: Hut circle and enclosure 500 metres south-south-east of Legis Tor (Monument)
MDV55297Related to: Rubbble bank 680 metres east-north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2015 10:15AM