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HER Number:MDV2524
Name:Barrow near Shaugh Cross


Barrow. A barrow lies 109.7m west from the retaining circle (sx56se/24) of the stone row on shaugh moor. There is a kerb of stones visible and a wider spread of material up to 12.19m (worth). Barrow diam 12.19m, heig 1.524m.


Grid Reference:SX 553 634
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument 1003824: Barrow near Shaugh Cross
  • SHINE: Bronze age landscapes on Shaugh Moor and Wooter Moor comprising earthworks and walling of enclosures, hut circles, cairns, stone circles and rows, reaves and field systems, and medieval and post medieval field systems

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/82
  • Old SAM County Ref: 275
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=27/7/1972 and 8/5/1976 (grinsell) cairn with retaining circle. Diam 12.0m, height 1.0m.

Collis, J., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144084.

Adjacent to the wotter - cadover bridge road there is a cairn on the line of the saddlesborough main reave (sx56se-115) 6 - 7m diam with traces of a kerb. Reave too disturbed to establish a relationship (collis).

SX56SE/24, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145781.

Barrow. A barrow lies 109.7m west from the retaining circle (sx56se/24) of the stone row on shaugh moor. There is a kerb of stones visible and a wider spread of material up to 12.19m (worth). Barrow diam 12.19m, heig 1.524m.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV145782.

Vis=-/-/- (ancient monuments) barrow near shaugh cross. A bracken covered mound. There is a kerb of close set stones exposed on the north side. Condition good, - not apparently opened.

NMR, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145789.

Three stones of retaining circle are visible in the north quadrant, others are apparently concealed by overspill (nmr, citing os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145790.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145791.

Worth, r. N. /tda/78(1946)291/the stone rows of dartmoor. Pt.1.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145792.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)165/shaugh prior 40.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV145793.

Aph=nmr sx5563/1(8/4/1976).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145794.

Collis, j. /pdas/41(1983)55 fig 1.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145795.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)73/e2.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145796.

Worth, r. N. /tda/81(1885)130.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=27/8/1980 (os) a turf bracken covered cairn, (not on but skirted by a reave), with a diameter of 11.2m. And a height of 0.9m.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV26818.

Visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

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

Platform circle at shaugh cross. Only a few stones left in circle, 12m diam. Central flat topped cairn 0.7m high (turner).

Robinson, R., 1982, List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982 (Un-published). SDV345608.

Department of Environment Field Monument Warden site visit 21st April 1982.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Collis, J..
  • Migrated Record: SX56SE/24.
  • Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
  • Migrated Record: NMR, CITING OS.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Un-published: Robinson, R.. 1982. List of Field Monument Warden Visits 1982. Lists of Field Monument Warden Visits. Printout.
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV2573Related to: Saddlesborough Reave, Shaugh Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 3:44PM