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HER Number:MDV56833
Name:Pillow mound in a group north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House

Summary

This pillow mound survives as a 10.5 metre by 4 metre by 0.5 metres high, flat topped, sub-rectangular mound of soil and stone surrounded by a 1.5 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep ditch. Large stones protrude through the mound material.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 569 649
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/198/107
  • Old SAM Ref: 24232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140631, 2/4/1995 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

This pillow mound survives as a 10.5 metre by 4 metre by 0.5 metres high, flat topped, sub-rectangular mound of soil and stone surrounded by a 1.5 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep ditch. Large stones protrude through the mound material.


National Trust and English Heritage, 1994, The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape, Page 70, site 102.189 (Report - non-specific). SDV166309.

SX5691 6499. Sub-rectangular earthen mound flanked on west, south and east sides by a ditch 1.5 metres wide and 0.2 metres deep. Measures 10.5 metres by 4.0 metres by 0.5 metres high. Orientated north-east by south-west.


Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

Depicted on the map.

Sources / Further Reading

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. Page 70, site 102.189.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140631, 2/4/1995.
SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #95636 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV3586Related to: Pillow mound A in a group north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV114005Related to: Pillow mound B in a group north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)
MDV114006Related to: Pillow mound C in a group north-east of Trowlesworthy Warren House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7369 - Survey of Granite Loading Bays at Trowlesworthy, Devon

Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 2:33PM