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HER Number:MDV3472
Name:Pillow Mounds in Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor

Summary

Group of five pillow mounds within Ditsworthy Warren including a circular mound

Location

Grid Reference:SX 579 671
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/149

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX5867, 1-419 (Aerial Photograph). SDV250106.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Group of six pillow mounds, two circular, on north-east slope of Ringmoor Down, drained by a number of interlinking ditches. Group cut through by leat CRF:SX56NE/439.


Whitbourn, A., 2001, An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren, 80 (Report - Assessment). SDV360381.

Group of pillow mounds on the north-east slope of Ringmoor Down consisting of six mounds including two circular mounds.


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

Goup of five pillow mounds including one circular mound shown on survey.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

At least five pillow mounds clearly visible on 2010 aerial photography.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV250106Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX5867. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 1-419.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV345855Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Survey Information (miscellaneous date). English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #88371 ]
SDV360381Report - Assessment: Whitbourn, A.. 2001. An Archaeological Investigation into features comprising, and associated with, Ditsworthy Warren. A4 Comb Bound. 80.

Associated Monuments

MDV14142Part of: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7551 - Ditsworthy Warren: An archaeological investigation
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 31 2018 3:07PM