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


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


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.


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.


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