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HER Number:MDV52623
Name:Pillow Mound in Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Pillow mound in Trowlesworthy Warren

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 641
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/198/81
  • Old SAM Ref: 24233

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Haynes, R. G., Map of Trowlesworthy Warren (Cartographic). SDV165949.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP140712 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 13th January 1995. Pillow mound at SX57696418 is 27 metres long by 5 metres wide by 0.6 metres high, flat topped, sub-rectangular mound of soil and stone surrounded by a 2.2 metre wide, 0.2 metre deep ditch. A length of animal run lies immediately west of this mound.


Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West, 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1 (Monograph). SDV137656.

'Bury' shown as an oval feature to the south-east of Enclosure E.


National Trust and English Heritage, 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape, 28/102.076. (Report - non-specific). SDV166309.

Sub-rectangular earthen mound surrounded by ditch on north, east and south sides, 2.5 metres wide and 0.3 metres deep. Pillow mound 27 metres long by 5 metres wide by 0.6 metres high. Oriented north-east to south-west.


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. 156, Map 51, Figure 51.1.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
SDV166309Report - non-specific: National Trust and English Heritage. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 102.130. A4 Comb Bound. 28/102.076..
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP140712.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #116340 ]

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:Feb 8 2019 3:47PM