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


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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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.



Grid reference Centred SS 7929 4078 (10m by 10m)
Map sheet SS74SE

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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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