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HER Number:MDV56767
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Large hut circle on the south-east side of the northern enclosure of Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 645
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/85/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Hut circle shown on 19th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Hut circle shown on early 20th century map.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140726 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 8th April 1995 Hut circle linked to a length of boundary wall forming part of an agglomerated enclosure. The structure survives as a bank of earth and stone surrounding a circular internal area. The building is of the simple plan and single orthostat walling type. Interior measures 5.7 metres in diameter and is defined by a 2 metre wide wall standing up to 1 metre high. A south facing gap in the surrounding wall flanked by slabs on both sides represents a doorway.


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

Hut Circle (1) within the smaller northern enclosure of Enclosure (B) is 6 metres in diameter with an opening to the exterior.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 81, 102 358b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular hut circle 5.9 metres by 5.5 metres composed of a substantial turf wall 0.5 metres high and a well preserved inner face. A gap of 0.8 metres in the southern sector indicates the 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.

Large hut circle visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Hut circle shown on modern mapping.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 349139, SX56Se12 (Website). SDV362732.

The smaller northern enclosure contains a single hut at SX 57436456. It measures 5.1 metres in internal diameter with walls 1.2 metres wide and 0.6 metres high. An entrance lies in the south side.

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 managagement of an historic landscape. 81, 102 358b.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140726.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
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: #116815 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 349139, SX56Se12.

Associated Monuments

MDV2530Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (B) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV29970Related to: Hut Circle in Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125448Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125449Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125451Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125453Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125454Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56768Related to: Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) 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 12 2019 2:55PM