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HER Number:MDV4270
Name:Cist 150 metres north of Ranny Brook, Stall Moor

Summary

Cist north of Ranny Brook, Stall Moor. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 626 635
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Cist on Stall Moor to the north of Ranny Brook

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/29
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1945, The Dartmoor Hut Circles, 55 (Article in Serial). SDV246120.


Worth, R. H., 1949, The Moorstone Age, Part 1, 53 (Article in Serial). SDV274816.

Other details: 68th Report on Barrows.


Worth, R. H., 1950, The Moorstone Age, Part 2, 45 (Article in Serial). SDV336081.

Other details: 69th Report on Barrows Plate 1.


Birkett Dixon, E., 1952, 70th Report on Barrows (Article in Serial). SDV165393.

(Site visited in 1949 and 1951). Renny Brook. Three sides of grave still in place, third has been turned back and lies parallel to its original position, the displacement amounting to 0.46 metres. The cover stone lies to the south.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1977, SX66SW27 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV165394.

Cist measures 1.0 by 0.7 metres, 0.5 metres deep, lying north-east to south-west. Worth's survey is now incorrect as the northerly stone has been removed.


Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 136 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

(Site visited 30/6/1976). Cairn enclosing cist, placed south-east by north-west measuring 3.0 meters in diameter, height 0.3 meters.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible on national Monuments Record aerial photographs.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Map object based on this Source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Article in Serial: Birkett Dixon, E.. 1952. 70th Report on Barrows. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 84. Unknown.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1977. SX66SW27. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
  • Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 136.
  • Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1945. The Dartmoor Hut Circles. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 77. A5 Hardback. 55.
  • Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1949. The Moorstone Age, Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 81. A5 Hardback. 53.
  • Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. 45.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
  • Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 4:25PM