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HER Number:MDV29969
Name:Pillow mound south-west of Great Trowlesworthy Tor

Summary

As sx57466394. Sub-rectangular earthen mound surrounded by ditch, 2.60m wide and 0.70m deep on n, e and s sides. Two ditches, 0.30m wide and 0.10m deep, continue from sw end and drain into ditch see sx56se/370 cutting across drain see sx56se/364. Dimensions: length 21m x breadth 5.50m x height 1.20m (mercer).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 574 639
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/198/64
  • Old SAM Ref: 22429(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=10/3/1994 (gerrard) mound 22m by 7.2m by 1.3m high, surrounded by a 3.2m wide and 0.5m deep quarry ditch. The northern of the gullies leading from the lower end of the mound measures 5m long, whilst the southern one is 12m long. Both gullies are 0.5m wide and 0.1m deep and lead into animal run sx56se/364 (mpp).


MERCER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV121316.

As sx57466394. Sub-rectangular earthen mound surrounded by ditch, 2.60m wide and 0.70m deep on n, e and s sides. Two ditches, 0.30m wide and 0.10m deep, continue from sw end and drain into ditch see sx56se/370 cutting across drain see sx56se/364. Dimensions: length 21m x breadth 5.50m x height 1.20m (mercer).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV177033.

Aph=no reference.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177034.

Mercer, r. J. /upper plym valley survey/(1987)38.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177035.

Haynes map of trowlesworthy/in plymouth city library.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177036.

Des=national trust/the upper plym valley: the management of an historic landscape/(1994)12/102.038.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV121316Migrated Record: MERCER.
SDV177033Aerial Photograph:
SDV177034Migrated Record:
SDV177035Migrated Record:
SDV177036Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86677 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV2415Related to: Stone Row 550 metres south-west of Great Trowlesworthy Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2013 2:50PM