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HER Number:MDV55297
Name:Rubbble bank 680 metres east-north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House

Summary

Rubble bank running from SX5735 6515 to SX5736 6511. It runs through an enclosure and lies adjacent to a hut circle. In its length adjacent to the hut it is 3.5 metres wide and 0.8 metres high. The bank extends south and divides the nearby enclosure into two parts. Leading through the enclosure it is 1.8 metres wide, stands up to 0.7 metres high and appears to post date the enclosure walls. The purpose and date of the bank is uncertain.

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/361/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 24239(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Early Iron Age to Late Medieval - 700 BC to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140329, 30/6/1993 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Rubble bank running from SX5735 6515 to SX5736 6511. It runs through an enclosure and lies adjacent to a hut circle. In its length adjacent to the hut it is 3.5 metres wide and 0.8 metres high. The bank extends south and divides the nearby enclosure into two parts. Leading through the enclosure it is 1.8 metres wide, stands up to 0.7 metres high and appears to post date the enclosure walls. The purpose and date of the bank is uncertain.


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


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

Short length of a broad stony bank some 2.0 metres wide and 0.6 metres high is linked to the eastern hut circle.


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

A rubble bank runs from immediately east of the eastern hut towards the south, dividing the enclosure into two. The enclosure itself measures 14.5 metres by 13 metres internally, defined by a wall 1.2 metres wide and up to 0.4 metre 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. 101-2.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140329, 30/6/1993.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.
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)
MDV55296Related to: Western hut near enclosure 680 metres 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 11:13AM