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HER Number:MDV45585
Name:Pillow mound 1 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy

Summary

Oblong mound, measuring 12.8 metres by 7.4 metres by 1.6 metres high. Orientation north-west by south-east. Ditch is 6.0 metres (maximum).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 527 667
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/35/3

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, OP1 (Report - Survey). SDV360464.

One of 24 pillow mounds identified within Olderwood Plantation.
OP1 SX5275 6671. Oblong mound. Measurements 12.8 metres by 7.4 metres by 1.6 metres high. Orientation north-west by south-east. Ditch is 6.0 metres (maximum).
Well-defined and immediately adjacent to forest track on its north (?south) side. 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, OP1. [Mapped feature: #92519 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV34217Part of: Warren in Olderwood Plantation (Monument)
MDV45583Related to: Pillow mound 2 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV45584Related to: Pillow mound 3 in Olderwood Plantation, Meavy (Monument)
MDV45586Related to: Pillow mound 4 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