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HER Number:MDV13039
Name:Cairn on Chagford Common

Summary

Baring-gould excavated 'nine small cairns on chagford common. ' all yielded charcoal, four had pits in them, and in one the pit contained burnt bone as well as charcoal. Grinsell suggests above ngr, and says that 3 of them could be sx68se/143-145.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 675 830
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/146
  • Old SAM Ref: 28728

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253209.

Baring-gould excavated 'nine small cairns on chagford common. ' all yielded charcoal, four had pits in them, and in one the pit contained burnt bone as well as charcoal. Grinsell suggests above ngr, and says that 3 of them could be sx68se/143-145. Not visible on raf/nmr photos (rchm app 1985).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV253210.

Vis=est -/-/2000 (ancient monuments) appears to lie within scheduled area sam 28728 'three agglomerated enclosures containing stone hut circles, a cairn cemetery, post-medieval fields and tinworks on chagford common' (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253211.

Baring-gould, s. /tda/33(1901)137.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253212.

Osa=sx68se103.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253213.

Des=ancient monuments/(2000).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Report - Survey: AM.
  • Migrated Record:
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 2 2015 9:45AM