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HER Number:MDV4653
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Lands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton

Summary

Vis=19/7/1950 (os) cairn with hollow in centre. Diam 17.5m, height 1.6m. Vis=13/9/1975 (grinsell) 18.0m diameter, 1.4m high. Siting - hillspur. Vis=recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=29/4/1993 (gerrard) cairn mound measures 19m in diameter and stands up to 1.5m high. An irregular shaped hollow in the centre of the mound, measuring 4m long, 3m wide and up to 1.3m deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 864
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE AND SOURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/16
  • Old SAM Ref: 24061(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=19/7/1950 (os) cairn with hollow in centre. Diam 17.5m, height 1.6m. Vis=13/9/1975 (grinsell) 18.0m diameter, 1.4m high. Siting - hillspur. Vis=recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=29/4/1993 (gerrard) cairn mound measures 19m in diameter and stands up to 1.5m high. An irregular shaped hollow in the centre of the mound, measuring 4m long, 3m wide and up to 1.3m deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV238051.

Osa=sx58nw18.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV238052.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)134.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV238053.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/1995 1380(13/4/1947).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV238054.

Des=mpp/129198.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV238055.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)221.

Sources / Further Reading

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

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 4:03PM