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HER Number:MDV55256
Name:Pillow mound south of Great Trowlesworthy Tor

Summary

Vis=30/6/1994 (gerrard) pillow mound forming part of trowlesworthy warren. Survives as a 16m by 6m by 1.1m high, flat topped, oblong shaped mound of soil and stone surrounded on 4 sides by the 2.7m wide and 0.5m deep ditch from which construction material was quarried. A 14m by 0.8m by 0.15m deep narrow gully leading sw from the ditch may represent an animal run in which rabbits and vermin could have been trapped (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 578 642
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/198/84/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 24250

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=30/6/1994 (gerrard) pillow mound forming part of trowlesworthy warren. Survives as a 16m by 6m by 1.1m high, flat topped, oblong shaped mound of soil and stone surrounded on 4 sides by the 2.7m wide and 0.5m deep ditch from which construction material was quarried. A 14m by 0.8m by 0.15m deep narrow gully leading sw from the ditch may represent an animal run in which rabbits and vermin could have been trapped (mpp).


Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV147184.

Nar=sx56se66.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147185.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/3(1994)map 51.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147186.

Crossing, w. /guide to dartmoor/(1990)431.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147187.

Des=mpp/130637.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147184National Monuments Record Database:
SDV147185Migrated Record:
SDV147186Migrated Record:
SDV147187Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #95173 ]

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:Mar 12 2013 9:47AM