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HER Number:MDV20168
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of Widecombe in the Moor

Summary

Vis=4/10/1975 (grinsell). Cairn (or less probably ring cairn) built around granite outcrop, south segment missing. Diameter 22m, height 1m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 729 782
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and walling remains of Bronze Age features at Chinkwell Tor, consisting of a parallel reave system, subdivided into fields by several cross and parallel banks and hut circle settlements with enclosures

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/129
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=4/10/1975 (grinsell). Cairn (or less probably ring cairn) built around granite outcrop, south segment missing. Diameter 22m, height 1m.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV300442.

Not visible on raf 1946 photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV300444.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)177.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV300445.

Crossing, w. /guide to dartmoor/(1912,1965)296.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV300446.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)32 37 69/ring cairns, stone circles and related monuments on dartmoor/a63.


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Turner refers to this site, as a stone ring with ends abutting a rock outcrop.8m diam with bank 1.2m wide and 0.4m high. A reave passes through its w side (turner).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 2:22PM