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HER Number:MDV67979
Name:Two hut circles south-east of Hawks Tor, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Two hut circles on the western boundary of a small field to the south-east of Hawks Tor within Shaugh Moor field system

Location

Grid Reference:SX 554 624
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/555

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1988, Shaugh Moor, Devon: an archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (Report - Survey). SDV216886.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 102-5, Map 48, Figure 48.4 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Two hut circles shown on the western boundary of a field to the south-east of Hawks Tor within the Shaugh Moor field System.

Geary, K., 2003, Features in Shaugh Moor field system (Personal Comment). SDV216885.

Hut circle recorded by the national monuments record.

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

One hut circle shown on survey.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, SM10 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 10/06/2019. A hard to find site in landscape as boulders making up hut circle are low to the ground with other random similar boulders in surrounding area. Hut circle located by following the one clear bank coming in from the north east. Site extensively over grown 80% bracken 10% grass with moss covering remaining hut stones. Photo taken

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording photographs, SM10 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Visited 10/06/2019. Photo taken showing overall view of the site. Looking north with walking pole positioned approximately in middle of hut circle, dead bracken shows location of hut circle stones.

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. 102-5, Map 48, Figure 48.4.
SDV216885Personal Comment: Geary, K.. 2003. Features in Shaugh Moor field system.
SDV216886Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1988. Shaugh Moor, Devon: an archaeological survey by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey.
SDV345521Cartographic: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped features: #129850 ; #129851 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SM10.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. SM10.

Associated Monuments

MDV2591Related to: Medieval field system north of Wotter (Monument)
MDV48884Related to: Oval enclosure within Shaugh Moor field system, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2590Related to: Shaugh Moor parallel reave field system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4967 - Survey of Shaugh Moor

Date Last Edited:Apr 21 2021 11:08AM