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HER Number:MDV35355
Name:Pillow mound 8 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Oblong mound. Immediately north of forest track and covered by it. Visible part measures 8.0 metres by 5.0 metres by 1.7 metres high. Ditch (0.3 metres maximum) on the west side only. Well-defined but planted over.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 669
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NW/35/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Everett, C., 1978, Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park, 12, Map 13, OP8 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

One of 24 pillow mounds identified within Olderwood Plantation.
OP8 SX 5298 6690. Oblong mound. Immediately north of forest track and covered by it. Visible part measures 8.0 metres by 5.0 metres by 1.7 metres high. Ditch (0.3 metres maximum) on the west side only.
Well-defined but planted over.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360464Report - Survey: Everett, C.. 1978. Archaeological Survey of Some Woodlands Within the Dartmoor National Park. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 12, Map 13, OP8. [Mapped feature: #88518 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV34217Part of: Warren in Olderwood Plantation (Monument)
MDV120041Related to: Pillow mound 10 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120042Related to: Pillow mound 11 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV120043Related to: Pillow mound 12 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV35354Related to: Pillow mound 7 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7398 - Condition survey of Olderwood Plantation
  • EDV7426 - Archaeological survey of woodlands near Olderwood Plantation

Date Last Edited:Oct 16 2017 11:06AM