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HER Number:MDV43432
Name:Pillow mound in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

One of several pillow mounds in the vicinity in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 566 648
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/198/74
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (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 visible on aerial photograph.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140606 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 1st April 1995. Pillow mound 'c' at SX 56636487 is 20 metres by 5 metres by 0.8 metres high. At the east end of the mound revetment is visible and may survive elsewhere buried within the mound. The surrounding ditch is 1.6 metres wide and 0.3 metres deep. This is site no.102 155 in the Nnational Trust Upper Plym inventory.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 159, Map 51, Figure 51.3 (Monograph). SDV137656.

Pillow mound shown to the west of Enclosure A.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 57, 102 155 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Pillow mound at SX56636487 is a sub-rectangular earthen mound 20 metres long by 5 metres wide by 0.8 metres high surrounded by ditch 1.6 metres wide and 0.3 metres deep.


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

Feature 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. 159, Map 51, Figure 51.3.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 57, 102 155.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140606.
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.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #119254 ]
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

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:Aug 9 2019 9:58AM