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HER Number:MDV28608
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of South Tawton

Summary

Vis=-/7/1976 (grinsell) cairn, with a hollow at the centre, crowned by a modern stoneheap. Diameter 10m height 0.9m (grinsell).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 632 899
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/121
  • Old SAM Ref: 24138

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/7/1976 (grinsell) cairn, with a hollow at the centre, crowned by a modern stoneheap. Diameter 10m height 0.9m (grinsell).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV224964.

(not recorded by rchm app 1985). Vis=16/11/1994 (ancient monuments) round cairn on summit of little hound tor. Diam 10m, 0.9m high. Trench cut through the centre suggests partial early excavation. A large earthfast granite slab forms the w side of the mound. A modern pile of stones, 2m diam, 0.7m high sits atop the cairn (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224965.

Grinsell, v. /pdas/36(1978)170.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224966.

Prowse, a. B. /tda/22(1890)89-90.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224967.

Osa=sx68nw43.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224968.

Des=mpp/133289.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Report - Survey: AM.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM