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HER Number:MDV120042
Name:Pillow mound 11 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Oblong mound. Measures 15.0 metres by 6.5 metres by 1.0 metre high into base of ditch. Ditch measures 0.5 metres maximum and is well defined at the south-eastern end.
Well-defined with some burrowing. Planted over. Orientation north-west by south-east.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 668
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/35/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Everett, C., 1978, Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park, 12, Map 13, OP11 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

One of 24 pillow mounds identified within Olderwood Plantation.
OP11 SX 5298 6687. Oblong mound. Measures 15.0 metres by 6.5 metres by 1.0 metre high into base of ditch. Ditch measures 0.5 metres maximum and is well defined at the south-eastern end.
Well-defined with some burrowing. Planted over. Orientation north-west by south-east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360464Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1978. Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 12, Map 13, OP11. [Mapped feature: #79344 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV34217Part of: Warren in Olderwood Plantation (Monument)
MDV120041Related to: Pillow mound 10 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120043Related to: Pillow mound 12 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV35354Related to: Pillow mound 7 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV35355Related to: Pillow mound 8 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120040Related to: Pillow mound 9 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7398 - Condition survey of Olderwood Plantation
  • EDV7426 - Archaeological survey of woodlands near Olderwood Plantation

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2017 11:05AM