MSO10938 - Post-medieval pillow mound at Warren Farm (Monument)

Summary

A mound which appears to be one of several pillow mounds in the surrounding area. It was probably created by James Boevey in the Civil War period.

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Full Description

Small round mound west of Warren Farmhouse. 0.4 metres high and 4.0 metres wide. [1,2] The site is depicted and labelled as a pillow mound on 2018 MasterMap data. [3] This forms part of a warren which was likely created by James Boevey in the 17th Century. Around 10 pillow mounds were present, comprising low rectangular banks with shallow surrounding ditches. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Unassigned: SMR file 33077. PRN 33077.
  • <2> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1985. Recommendations for the Management of Archaeological Sites in the Exmoor National Park at Warren, Pinford, Tom's Hill and Hayes Allotment. 36 (site 216).
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #34056 ]
  • <4> Monograph: Siraut, M.. Royal Forest, Exmoor: A guide to the Royal Forest of Exmoor. Exmoor National Park Authority. 28.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7929 4078 (10m by 10m)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33077

Record last edited

Feb 5 2020 3:55PM

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