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HER Number:MDV56763
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 adjoining enclosures in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 642
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/235/11
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source, MPP 140703 (Migrated Record). SDV165583.

Site visited on 12th April 1995.The central hut is of the simple plan and double orthostat walling type. Interior measures 6 metres in diameter and is surrounded by a 1.1 metre wide wall standing up to 0.7 metres high. A 2.3 metre wide and 0.6 metre deep drainage ditch is visible around the upper side of this building.


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 north-eastern enclosure of Enclosure E.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 25, 102. 070c (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Annexe 6.5 by 5.7 metres externally with walls 0.6 metres high is attached to the northern sector of a hut circle with inner and outer facing slabs visible . The north-east wall forms part of the western enclosure wall . A gap in the south-east sector may be an entrance


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

Hut circle shown on survey.


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

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 57606426. Measuring 5.6 metres by 6.1 metres in internal diameter with walls 1.0 metres wide and 0.2 metres high. This hut possesses a deep drainage ditch around its upslope side. The excavated debris from the latter has been used to infill the hut to encourage rabbit burrowing.

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. 25, 102. 070c.
SDV165583Migrated Record: MPP 140703.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117581 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
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)
MDV56762Related 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)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 26 2019 2:15PM