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HER Number:MDV56762
Name:Prehistoric Hut Circle within an Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric hut circle within an enclosed settlement (E) with three enclosures in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 642
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/235/10
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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 140702 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 12th April 1995. The northern hut survives as a 1.4 metre wide and 0.5 metre high rubble bank surrounding a 7.3 metre diameter internal area. This structure is joined to the enclosure wall though the relationship between these 2 features is not clear.


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

Hut circle shown in the eastern enclosure of Enclosure E adjoining another hut circle to the north-east.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 26-7, 102. 71c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular structure 7.2 by 6 metres externally with some stone visible but no obvious entrance. Attached to the northern sector is a sub-circular annexe.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

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.

Hut Circle at SX 57596422. A large hut circle measuring 8.0 metres north to south by 7.5 metres with walls 1.2 metres wide and 0.25 metres high. The interior has largely been infilled for reuse as a bury.

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. 26-7, 102. 71c.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140702.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116328 ]
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)
MDV52576Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle adjoining an Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52580Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle to east of Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV52581Related to: Prehistoric Hut Circle to east of 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)
MDV125706Related to: Structure possibly a Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (E) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2464Related to: Vermin trap 800 metres south-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 2:06PM