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HER Number:MDV4269
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Cornwood

Summary

Vis=est-/-/1938 (worth) the kistvaen lies beside the track from watercombe moor gate to renny brook, a few feet to the west of the track, 650m north of harrowthorn plantation. There are two sidestones and the eastern endstone. The south sidestone is an earthfast boulder forming a side of the cist, which is unusual. The endstone has fallen over and leans over the cavity of the kist at an angle of 46 30. Direction of length n 58 n. The southern sidestone is apparently triangular on plan. There is a small cairn around the grave.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 626
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/28

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=30/6/1976 (grinsell) supposed cist. In lvgs opinion the whole site may be natural, there is no sign of cairn or mound. Diameter 4m, height 0.5m.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167195.

Not visible on raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167197.

Worth, r. H. /tda/71(1939)69-70 pl.3,4/58th report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167198.

Osa=sx66sw26/sketch plan.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167199.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV167200.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/2002)/mpp alternative action report.


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

Vis=30/3/1950 (os) the cairn is so small that the kist and cairn are embodied in each other.


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=est-/-/1938 (worth) the kistvaen lies beside the track from watercombe moor gate to renny brook, a few feet to the west of the track, 650m north of harrowthorn plantation. There are two sidestones and the eastern endstone. The south sidestone is an earthfast boulder forming a side of the cist, which is unusual. The endstone has fallen over and leans over the cavity of the kist at an angle of 46 30. Direction of length n 58 n. The southern sidestone is apparently triangular on plan. There is a small cairn around the grave.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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  • Migrated Record: WORTH.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 4:01PM