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HER Number:MDV113681
Name:Pillow mound in Willings Walls Warren


One of a row of at least a dozen, arranged along the banks of Spanish Lake. Warren dates to the early 19th century and was worked with Hentor Warren until the 1930s. Mound measures 11.6 metres by 4 metres by 0.6 metres high.


Grid Reference:SX 581 645
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (XIX to World War II - 1807 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140750, 15/4/1995 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Pillow mound D at SX58186452. Measures 11.6 metres by 4 metres by 0.6 metres high. The surrounding ditch survives as a 3 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep hollow along the north and eastern sides of the mound and elsewhere as a buried feature.

Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140750, 15/4/1995.
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #73029 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV13511Part of: Willings Walls Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 3 2015 11:56AM