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HER Number:MDV3374
Name:Cairn at Ditsworthy Warren

Summary

"stone circle" marked on os 6" 1906. This site was almost totally excavated in 1914. Half an 11 foot diameter kerb circle and the slight remains of a cairn were found.3 flint flakes and a "well finished" scraper were found

Location

Grid Reference:SX 591 671
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric cairn circle to east of Drizzle Combe, Ditsworthy Warren

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/78
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Cairn 3.8m diam height slight (grinsell).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231925.

Not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231929.

Osa=sx56ne40.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231930.

Worth, r. H. /tda/47(1915)131-133.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231931.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)47 48 75/e35.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231932.

Worth, r. H. /tda/69(1937)96 pl.17 fig 3/56th report on barrow.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231933.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36/(1978)167/25a.


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

Vis=31/5/1950 (os) no trace of "stone circle".


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

Platform circle. Nearly complete ring of kerb stones, 3.5m internal diam, enclosing flat-topped cairn 0.4m high. Central pit contained charcoal (turner).


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

"stone circle" marked on os 6" 1906. This site was almost totally excavated in 1914. Half an 11 foot diameter kerb circle and the slight remains of a cairn were found.3 flint flakes and a "well finished" scraper were found (worth).


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Cairn Circle marked on modern mapping. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record: WORTH.
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
  • Migrated Record:
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2015 1:24PM