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HER Number:MDV29976
Name:Pillow mound north-west of Little Trowlesworthy Tor


Possible pillow mound between MDV29974 and MDV56824. Not recorded by Gerrard (1996) but appears to have been noted in 2002 survey, although no description could be found and this feature is not clearly visible on the aerial photographs, unlike the others.


Grid Reference:SX 573 646
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 SE 66
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/198/59
  • Pastscape: 439294

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

'Pillow Mound' shown on the aerial photograph transcription (map overlay) by Royal Commission Aerial Photograph Project - no photograph reference given (SMR officer).

Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

An additional pillow mound is shown on the GIS survey layer based on this 2002 visit; no specific detail available.

English Heritage, 2005, Survey Information (miscellaneous date) (Report - Survey). SDV345855.

Depicted on the survey layer (2002 visit).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV29974Related to: Pillow mound 300 metres north-west of Little Trowlesworthy Tor (Monument)
MDV56824Related to: Pillow mound 360 metres north-west of Little Trowlesworthy Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2020 1:38PM