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HER Number:MDV56848
Name:PILLOW MOUND in the Parish of Shaugh Prior

Summary

Vis=estimated -/-/1995 (gerrard) seven pillow mounds and associated ditches. The mounds are described in detail within the national trust upper plym inventory. In addition the mpp fieldwork revealed that national trust no.102 403 was revetted at the upper end. These mounds lie within a very boggy area and it is felt in this instance, that some at least of the ditches associated with the mounds were excavated primarily as drains (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 648
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/198/114
  • Old SAM Ref: 28798

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=estimated -/-/1995 (gerrard) seven pillow mounds and associated ditches. The mounds are described in detail within the national trust upper plym inventory. In addition the mpp fieldwork revealed that national trust no.102 403 was revetted at the upper end. These mounds lie within a very boggy area and it is felt in this instance, that some at least of the ditches associated with the mounds were excavated primarily as drains (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV138345.

Thackray, c.(ed)/the upper plym valley: the management of an historic landscape/(1994)97-8/102 400,402,403 + 404.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV138346.

Des=mpp/140500.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV138345Migrated Record:
SDV138346Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV14148Part of: Trowlesworthy Warren (Monument)
MDV2488Related to: Vermin trap on the northern slope of Little Trowlesworthy Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM