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HER Number:MDV56768
Name:Hut Circle within Prehistoric Enclosure (B) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Large hut circle (b) in the southern 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/85/3
  • 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 140727 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Hut (b) at SX57446452. Simple plan, single orthostat and coursed walling type. 5.4metres diameter, surrounded by a 1.8 metre wide wall standing up to 1.1metres high. A south facing gap in the hut wall flanked by a slab along its west side represents a doorway. This is site Number 102 359b in the National Trust Upper Plym inventory.


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

Hut Circle (2) within Enclosure (B) is shown in the southern enclosure and is 5.6 metres diameter.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 82, 102 359b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-circular hut circle 6.6 metres by 6.2 metres with a substantial rubble wall 1 metre high with facing slabs inside and out. Two Dlabs 1.2 metres apart may indicate an entrance in the southern sector.


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

Hut circles 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.

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. 82, 102 359b.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140727.
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: #116818 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

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)
MDV56767Related 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 3:06PM