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HER Number:MDV52674
Name:Pillow Mound east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior

Summary

Pillow mound to the east of Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead

Location

Grid Reference:SX 569 648
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/198/86
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PILLOW MOUND (XIII to XIX - 1300 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140604. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site viited on 2nd April 1995. Pillow mound within an historic field system survives as a 25 metre by 7 mmetre by 1.3 metres high, flat topped, sub-rectangular mound of soil and stone. A 1.3 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep ditch lies adjacent to the long sides of the mound.


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

Pillow mound shown on Map 51 to north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House.


Thackray, C., 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape, 48, 102 131 (Report - non-specific). SDV143510.

Sub-rectangular earthen mound oriented north-east to south-west adjoining a corn ditch with a ditch 1.3 metres wide by 0.2 metres deep on north-west and south-east sides The mound is 25 metres long by 7 metres wide and 1.3 metres high.


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

Pillow mound shown on survey.


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Feature visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Pillow mound shown on modern mapping.


National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 439294, SX56SE66 (Website). SDV362732.

Trowlesworthy Warren pillow mounds and associated vermin traps.

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. Map 51.
SDV143510Report - non-specific: Thackray, C.. 1994. The Upper Plym Valley: the management of an historic landscape. 48, 102 131.
SDV165949Cartographic: Haynes, R. G.. Map of Trowlesworthy Warren. Unknown.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140604..
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).
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117680 ]
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 439294, SX56SE66.

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV76847Related to: Trowlesworthy Warren Farmstead, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon
  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Sep 13 2019 12:57PM