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HER Number:MDV55274
Name:Pillow mound

Summary

Location uncertain (AR). Vis=8/9/1994 (gerrard) pillow mound survives as an 8m by 4.8m by 1.4m high, flat topped, oval shaped mound of soil and stone surrounded on 4 sides by the 1.5m wide and 0.5m deep ditch from which construction material was quarried. A 2m square and 0.3m deep hollow in the ne side of the mound may be the result of an early partial excavation (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 556 754
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/13/11
  • Old SAM Ref: 24209(P)

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=8/9/1994 (gerrard) pillow mound survives as an 8m by 4.8m by 1.4m high, flat topped, oval shaped mound of soil and stone surrounded on 4 sides by the 1.5m wide and 0.5m deep ditch from which construction material was quarried. A 2m square and 0.3m deep hollow in the ne side of the mound may be the result of an early partial excavation (mpp).


Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV227939.

Nar=sx57ne29.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV227940.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)82.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV227941.

Crossing, w. /dartmoor worker/(1992)114.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV227942.

Des=mpp/133465.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV227939National Monuments Record Database:
SDV227940Migrated Record:
SDV227941Migrated Record:
SDV227942Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV14150Part of: Merrivale Warren (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 12 2015 2:52PM