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HER Number:MDV56771
Name:Hut Circle connected to a length of Boundary Wall leading from Prehistoric Enclosure, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Small hut circle connected to a length of boundary wall leading from a Prehistoric Enclosure to the north

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/233/3
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/386
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)
  • 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., 140731 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 13th April 1995. Hut circle connected to a length of boundary wall leading from Prehistoric enclosure to the north. Survives as a bank of earth and stone. The relationship of the hut to the rubble wall is unclear. Simple plan and rubble bank walling type. 2.5 metres in diameter, defined by a 1.2 metre wide wall standing up to 0.5 metres high. The rubble wall attached to the enclosure, measures 52 metres long, 1 metre wide and stands up to 0.5 metres high.


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

Small hut circle shown attached to the west side of a curving wall extending from the south-east of Enclosure D.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 102.062, 062a, 062b (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Remains of a possible hut circle with a linking curvilinear wall within Trowlesworthy Warren. The possible hut Circle is Number 102 062a and the wall is Number 102 062b.


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

Small 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 management of an historic landscape. 102.062, 062a, 062b.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 140731.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV15288Part of: Prehistoric Hut Circle Settlement (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56770Related to: Hut Circle south of Prehistoric Settlement Enclosure (D) in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Aug 30 2019 3:35PM