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HER Number:MDV3994
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Sheepstor

Summary

Vis=25/5/1950 (os) turf covered, slightly mutilated. There are remains of a retaining circle consisting of five stones all standing, visible in sw quadrant. Diameter 13.0m, height 0.5m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 565 666
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/15
  • Old SAM County Ref: 570
  • Old SAM Ref: 10584

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=21/6/1974 (grinsell) cairn with inner retaining kerb 6.8m. In diameter, best preserved on s. Side. Diameter 12.0m, height 0.6m.


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

Vis=25/5/1950 (os) turf covered, slightly mutilated. There are remains of a retaining circle consisting of five stones all standing, visible in sw quadrant. Diameter 13.0m, height 0.5m.


Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256822.

Vis=estimated -/-/1964 (ancient monuments) round barrow east of ringmoor cottage. Round barrow approx.12.19m. In diameter and 305mm. High on moorland. Secondary cist visible and retaining kerb exposed.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256826.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256827.

Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) diam 12m, height 0.5m (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256829.

Osa=sx56ne58/plan, photograph.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256830.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)166/sheepstor 13.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256831.

Breton, h. H (1914) beautiful dartmoor. I. Sheepstor and its border lands. P.13 (view), 56.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV256832.

Aph=nmr sx5666/3 247( ).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256833.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)83.


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

Indication of a stone ring/ring cairn beneath cairn (turner).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Report - Survey: AM.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV48901Related to: Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 3:56PM