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HER Number:MDV32073
Name:Pillow Mound in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Pillow mound to the south of Prehistoric Enclosure (I) in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 571 643
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/198/77
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., Map of Trowlesworthy Warren (Cartographic). SDV165949.


Mercer, R. J., 1987, An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986, 11 (Report - Survey). SDV165948.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140666 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 9th April 1995 at SX57126430. Pillow mound within an historic field system. Survives as a 19.5 metre by 8 metre by 1 metre high, flat topped, sub-rectangular mound of soil and stone surrounded by a 1.5 metre wide and 0.4 metre deep ditch.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Pillow mound shown as 'bury' on Figure 51.1.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape, 3, 102. 011 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-rectangular earthen mound 19.5 metres long by 8 metres wide by 1 metre high surrounded by a ditch 1.5 metres wide.


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

Pillow mound shown on survey.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Mound visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Pillow mound shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume. 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the managagement of an historic landscape. 3, 102. 011.
SDV165948Report - Survey: Mercer, R. J.. 1987. An Archaeological Field Survey of the Upper Plym Valley, Dartmoor 1982-1986. Edinburgh Archaeological Services. A4 Comb Bound. 11.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140666.
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #117400 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV15291Related to: Prehistoric Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32072Related to: Prehistoric Unenclosed Hut Circle to the south of Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV32110Related to: Prehistoric Unenclosed Hut Circle to the south of Enclosure (I) within Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Apr 5 2019 11:16AM