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HER Number:MDV45584
Name:Pillow mound 3 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Oblong mound. Measures 11.0 metres by 7.6 metres by 1.5 metres high into ditch (0.4 metres maximum). Orientation north-west by south-east. Immediately adjacent to north of forest track. Well-defined, planted over.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 526 667
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/35/2

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, 11, Map 13, OP3 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

One of 24 pillow mounds identified within Olderwood Plantation.
OP3 SX5267 6669. Oblong mound. Measures 11.0 metres by 7.6 metres by 1.5 metres high into ditch (0.4 metres maximum). Orientation north-west by south-east.
Immediately adjacent to north of forest track. Well-defined, 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. 11, Map 13, OP3. [Mapped feature: #92518 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV34217Part of: Warren in Olderwood Plantation (Monument)
MDV45585Related to: Pillow mound 1 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV45583Related to: Pillow mound 2 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 11:07AM