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HER Number:MDV13190
Name:Cairn 500 metres east of Puper's Rock

Summary

Cairn east of Puper's Rock and Inner Pupers. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 673
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork of prehistoric cairn 500 metres east of Puper's Rock

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/112
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV144147.

Vis=30/11/1977 (os). Possible cairn. A peaty mound 8.0m diameter, 0.5m high. No evidence of kerb or ditch. Not visible (rchm app 1985).


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX66NE65 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV144148.

Possible cairn; a peaty mound 8.0 meters diameter, 0.5 meters high. No evidence of kerb or ditch.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX66NE65. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV13205Related to: Inner Pupers Cairn, Buckfastleigh Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2013 12:54PM