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HER Number:MDV29977
Name:Pillow mound south-west of Great Trowlesworthy Tor


'pillow mound' shown on ap transcription by rchm app (1985) - no reference given (av).


Grid Reference:SX 574 640
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/198/58

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

MERCER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV121316.

Sub-rectangular earthen mound, surrounded by ditch on n, e and s sides, 1.80m wide and 0.50m deep. Dimensions: length 21m x breadth 6.50m x height 1m (mercer).

AV, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV175729.

'pillow mound' shown on ap transcription by rchm app (1985) - no reference given (av).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV175732.

Aph=no reference.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV175733.

Mercer, r. J. /upper plym valley survey/(1987)37.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV175734.

Des=haynes map of trowlesworthy/in plymouth city library.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV175735.

Des=national trust/the upper plym valley: the management of an historic landscape/(1994)12/102.037.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV175736.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV121316Migrated Record: MERCER.
SDV175729Migrated Record: AV.
SDV175732Aerial Photograph:
SDV175733Migrated Record:
SDV175734Migrated Record:
SDV175735Migrated Record:
SDV175736Migrated Record:
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #86679 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2013 10:46AM