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HER Number:MDV56770
Name:Hut Circle south of Prehistoric Settlement Enclosure (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Hut circle to the south of a Prehistoric Settlement Enclosure (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 643
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/233/2
  • 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, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Hut circle shown on early 20th century map attached to a hut circle on the boundary of 'Enclosure' to the north.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140730 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 13th April 1995. Hut circle lies south of and adjacent to Prehistoric enclosure. It survives as a bank of earth and stone. Simple plan and single orthostat walling type. 6 metres in diameter, defined by a 0.4 metre high arc of stones.


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

Hut circle shown to the south-east of Prehistoric Enclosure D.


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

Curving line of stones shown on aerial photograph to the south of enclosure.

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.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140730.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #116723 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15288Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125392Related to: Hut Circle (C) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125395Related to: Hut Circle (D) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV125394Related to: Hut Circle (E) within Prehistoric Enclosed Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56771Related to: Hut Circle connected to a length of Boundary Wall leading from Prehistoric Enclosure, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2499Related to: Vermin Trap on southern boundary of Prehistoric Enclosure (D) at Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:May 3 2019 11:18AM