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HER Number:MDV4372
Name:Round cairn north-west of White Moor stone

Summary

Cairn, nw of white moor stone. Vis=15/8/1950 (os) turf and heather covered, in good condition. Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments) small cairn 64m nw of whitmoor stone, unopenedvis=30/7/1976 (grinsell) cairn, slightly hollowed towards centre. Diameter 7.0m, height 0.6m. Vis=6/8/1982 (robinson) doe fmw visit. Vis=16/11/1993 (gerrard) cairn forms part of a discrete cluster of monuments including at least 4 cairns, a stone circle and standing stone. Mound measures 8.5m in diam and stands up to 0.8m high. Slight central hollow, 1.5m in diam and 0.1m deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 633 895
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/4
  • Old SAM County Ref: 482
  • Old SAM Ref: 24137

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Cairn, nw of white moor stone. Vis=15/8/1950 (os) turf and heather covered, in good condition. Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments) small cairn 64m nw of whitmoor stone, unopenedvis=30/7/1976 (grinsell) cairn, slightly hollowed towards centre. Diameter 7.0m, height 0.6m. Vis=6/8/1982 (robinson) doe fmw visit. Vis=16/11/1993 (gerrard) cairn forms part of a discrete cluster of monuments including at least 4 cairns, a stone circle and standing stone. Mound measures 8.5m in diam and stands up to 0.8m high. Slight central hollow, 1.5m in diam and 0.1m deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239868.

Osa=sx68nw5.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239869.

Osa=sx68nw2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239870.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)170.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239871.

Des=robinson, r. /list of fmw visits/(19/1/1983)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239872.

Des=mpp/133288.

Sources / Further Reading

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  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV4374Related to: Stone circle 330 metres south of Little Hound Tor (Monument)
MDV4391Related to: White Moor Stone (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 2:49PM