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HER Number:MDV79281
Name:Pillow Mound in Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor

Summary

Pillow mound within Ditsworthy Warren 180 meters north-east of Ditsworthy Warren House.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 585 663
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Partial pillow mound depicted on Ordnance Survey mapping, 180 meters north-east of Ditsworthy Warren House, apparently overlying the agglomerated prehistoric hut circle settlement. No indication of this on the aerial photography or in the Royal Commission Survey of the area.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361636.

Pillow mound shown on survey against the boundary of the Prehistoric enclosure to the north.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #113181 ]
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV14142Part of: Ditsworthy Warren, Sheepstor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7551 - Ditsworthy Warren: An archaeological investigation
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 31 2018 11:28AM