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HER Number:MDV14158
Name:Skaigh Warren


Skaigh warren. Seventeen pillow mounds noted, in two groups (linehan).


Grid Reference:SX 630 935
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/87
  • Old SAM Ref: 28727

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RABBIT WARREN (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Linehan, C. D., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV137243.

Skaigh warren. Seventeen pillow mounds noted, in two groups (linehan).

WILLIAMSON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230941.

Vis=pillow mounds overlie narrow ridge and furrow sx69sw-113 (williamson).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=21/1/1978 (os) on a north facing slope between 310m and 390m are 19 pillow mounds varying in length from 22.5m to 12m with an average width of 5.3m and height of 1m. All but one have ditches which average 1.5m wide and 0.2m deep. Only two pillow mounds have continuous ditches visible, the remainder do not appear to have ditches on their lower sides (os).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254218.

Walled boundaries visible, together with twelve pillow mounds (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV254222.

Vis=est -/-/2000 (ancient monuments) appears to lie within scheduled area sam 28727 'a warren, 2 stone hut circle settlements, cairnfields and cairns at ivy tor, ese of belstone' (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254223.

Linehan, c. D. /med arch/10(1966)table 3.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV254224.

Aph=raf 58/4424. F44.25/25 may 1961.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV254225.

Aph=nmr sf1455/30-33(28/2/1979).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254226.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254227.

Williamson, t. + loveday, r. /archaeol. J. /145(1988)309.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254228.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254229.

Des=gerrard, s. /(26/5/1998)/as above.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254230.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254231.

Des=ancient monuments/(2000).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137243Migrated Record: Linehan, C. D..
SDV230941Migrated Record: WILLIAMSON.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV254218Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV254222Report - Survey: AM.
SDV254223Migrated Record:
SDV254224Aerial Photograph:
SDV254225Aerial Photograph:
SDV254226Migrated Record:
SDV254227Migrated Record:
SDV254228Migrated Record:
SDV254229Migrated Record:
SDV254230Migrated Record:
SDV254231Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV64156Parent of: Pillow mound in warren south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64157Parent of: Pillow mound in warren south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64158Parent of: Pillow mound in warren south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV112718Parent of: Vermin trap at Skaigh Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2015 11:48AM