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HER Number:MDV19901
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of South Brent

Summary

Vis=5/4/1977 (robinson, r. ). Ball gate. A small barrow adjacent to the long barrow. It lies 10.0m from the north west end of the long barrow. The hollow centre is approximately at ground level.6.0m diameter with several large granite stones showing in the ring. The remainder is turf covered. Not previously recorded. Considered by l. V. Grinsell to be a ring cairn.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 669 613
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/353
  • Old SAM Ref: 10571

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Robinson, R., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV137185.

Vis=5/4/1977 (robinson, r. ). Ball gate. A small barrow adjacent to the long barrow. It lies 10.0m from the north west end of the long barrow. The hollow centre is approximately at ground level.6.0m diameter with several large granite stones showing in the ring. The remainder is turf covered. Not previously recorded. Considered by l. V. Grinsell to be a ring cairn.


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV172157.

Visible on nmr 1985 ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=28/7/1977 (os). A cairn situated north west of and close to the long barrow consists of a turf covered mound, diameter 7m and height 0.3m with five stones of a possible retaining circle in situ. There is a depression in the centre revealing a stone resembling the east end stone of a cist (os). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Cairn. A mound of earth and stone 6m in diameter and 0.3m high with a retaining circle of which 6 stones remain in-situ, just breaking the turf. Central hollow reveals the possible e endslab of a cist (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172158.

Des=parish checklist/south brent.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV172159.

Aph=nmr sf2600/56-59(10/4/1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV172160.

Osa=sx66se93.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: Robinson, R..
  • Report - Survey: AM.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 2:22PM