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HER Number:MDV56780
Name:Prehistoric Enclosure (B) to the south-west of Shadyback Tor, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Prehistoric Enclosure (B) (Butler) to the south-west of Shadyback Tor within Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 649
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/48/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ENCLOSURE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

West and south sides of enclosure shown on 19th century map.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140612 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 2nd April 1995. Agglomerated enclosure with several hut circles.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 159-160, Map 51, Figure 51.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Shadyback Tor Prehistoric Enclosure (B) with two hut circles.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 64, 102 174a (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Enclosure at SX56636497 is one of three sub-rectangular interconnecting enclosures. It may be secondary to the enclosure to the west as it abuts its east side. The north-west end is obscured by a later track and the south-west corner has been superimposed by a later wall. The enclosure is composed of a denuded wall and is 45 metres by 30 metres with a wall up to 0.4 metres high.


Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360209.

Enclosure visible on Lidar data.


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

Not clear on aerial photograph.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 439169, SX56SE22 (Website). SDV362732.

Enclosure at SX 56636496 measures 60 metres by 40 metres and covers 0.2 hectares. It post-dates the enclosure to the west and is built of orthostatic walling in poor condition. The interior is clitter strewn and contains two hut circles.

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. 159-160, Map 51, Figure 51.3.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 64, 102 174a.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140612.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360209Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DSM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #119179 ]
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 439169, SX56SE22.

Associated Monuments

MDV2471Parent of: Hut Circle within Enclosure (B) to the south-west of Shadyback Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV57762Parent of: Western Hut Circle in Enclosure 'B' to the south-west of Shadyback Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV56781Related to: Hut Circle south-west of Enclosure 'B' in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2466Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure 'C' south-west of Shadyback Tor within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV14148Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Aug 2 2019 2:44PM