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HER Number:MDV13234
Name:Cairn west of Stalldown

Summary

Vis=estimated -/-/1976 (turner). Cairn with retaining circle enclosing cist placed ese/wsw. Diameter of cairn 3.5m, height 0.7m (grinsell). Vis=10/8/1977 (os). A small round cairn, diameter 5.7m-6.4m, height 0.5m. It contains a cist 1.2m by 0.4m. On the south side of the cairn 3 large stones set on edge are the probable remains of a kerb. Vis=not visible n raf 1946 photo (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1992. Cairn 6m in diameter and 0.5m with with part of its retaining kerb and 3 sides of a robbed cist, 1.2m by 0.4m (am). Vis=platform circle. Ring of kerb stones, 4.2m internal diam, enclosing flat-topped cairn 0.35m high with central cist (turner, 1990).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 628 623
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/129
  • Old SAM Ref: 10508

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

TURNER, 1990, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV148017.

Vis=estimated -/-/1976 (turner). Cairn with retaining circle enclosing cist placed ese/wsw. Diameter of cairn 3.5m, height 0.7m (grinsell). Vis=10/8/1977 (os). A small round cairn, diameter 5.7m-6.4m, height 0.5m. It contains a cist 1.2m by 0.4m. On the south side of the cairn 3 large stones set on edge are the probable remains of a kerb. Vis=not visible n raf 1946 photo (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1992. Cairn 6m in diameter and 0.5m with with part of its retaining kerb and 3 sides of a robbed cist, 1.2m by 0.4m (am). Vis=platform circle. Ring of kerb stones, 4.2m internal diam, enclosing flat-topped cairn 0.35m high with central cist (turner, 1990).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148018.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)136.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148019.

Osa=sx66sw75.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148020.

Turner, j. /das newsletter/9(1978)3.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148021.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)75/e30.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: TURNER, 1990.
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Associated Monuments

MDV4277Related to: Stone row on Stalldown (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 1:25PM