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HER Number:MDV3440
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Walkhampton

Summary

Vis=10/6/1950 (os) turf covered cairn, hollow in centre.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 693
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/134
  • Old SAM County Ref: 382
  • Old SAM Ref: 24083

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=25/4/1993 (gerrard) cairn mound measures 15.5m in diam and stands up to 1.5m high. A t-shaped trench cutting into the centre of the mound suggests partial early excavation, though the results of the investigation are not known. This cairn forms part of a ritual complex of monuments including 3 cairns, a stone alignment and enclosure (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=6/9/1972 (grinsell) cairn, hollow towards centre. Diameter 13.0m, height 1.1m.


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

Vis=10/6/1950 (os) turf covered cairn, hollow in centre.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252077.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252079.

Osa=sx56ne28.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252080.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)175.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV252081.

Aph=nmr sx5869/1(19/5/1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252082.

Des=mpp/130923.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM