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HER Number:MDV3172
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of Lands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton


Corn ridge, cairn (worth).


Grid Reference:SX 551 891
Map Sheet:SX58NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NE/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 24062

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985). Vis=13/9/1975 (grinsell) ring cairn diameter 16.5m, height 0.3m siting - slope. Vis=ring cairn. Stone ring 12.5m internal diam. With bank 1.2m wide and 0.4m high (turner). Vis=30/4/1993 (gerrard) ringcairn survives as a circular bank, 2m wide and 0.5m high surrounding an internal area measuring 12.5m in diameter (mpp).

WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Corn ridge, cairn (worth).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254476.

Worth, r. H. /tda/34(1902)136/21st report of the barrow committee.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254477.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)134.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254478.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254479.

Turner, j. R/pdas/48(1990)66 fig 25/a14.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254480.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254481.

Des=photo by s. Gerrard/(30/4/1993)/in smr.

Sources / Further Reading

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  • Migrated Record: WORTH.
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV48864Related to: Tor cairn 70 metres west-south-west of Branscombe's Loaf (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 11:08AM