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HER Number:MDV56760
Name:Enclosure within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Part of a prehistoric enclosure to the north of Trowlesworthy Warren House

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 648
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/508
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140682 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 1st April 1995. Simple enclosure forming part of a partially enclosed stone hut circle settlement. Survives as a 70 metres by 1 metre by 0.3 metre high curving rubble wall with occasional facing slabs. This structure probably represents two sides of an enclosure whose other sides have been robbed for building material to construct the nearby Trowlesworthy Farmstead.The enclosure is cut in at least two places by a later animal run and leat.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, Map 49 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Curving feature shown on map.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 51, 102 143 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Curving wall 70 metres long by 1 metre wide by 0.2 metres high possibly representing two sides of a sub-rectangular enclosure composed of a turf wall in which some stones are visible.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Curved feature visible on Lidar data.


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

Curve shown on survey.

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. Map 49.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 51, 102 143.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140682.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119621 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV52594Related to: Former House and Enclosure at Trowleswrthy Farm, Shaugh Prior (Building)
MDV14148Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Aug 30 2019 1:31PM