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HER Number:MDV4656
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Lands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton

Summary

Vis=2/3/1951 (os) remains of cairn, no trace of cist. Cairn of small rock fragments partly overgrown with heather. Much despoiled in centre.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 538 874
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/21

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.

13/9/1975 (grinsell) diameter 14.5m, height 0.6m. Siting - slope.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237981.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).


NMR, CITING TDA, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237982.

Wedge shaped cist, sides somewhat elliptical and pieces of slaty stone, no slabs or large stones used. It is c.3'6" long, 2' at its broadest. Depth not determined. Probably once covered by a cairn most of which has been removed to form a cairn about 20' off. Not far from the cist a flint flake and a small borer of patinated flint were found (nmr, citing tda).


NMR, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV237983.

Vis=9/10/1974 (os) cairn 13.5m diam, up to 0.5m high. Top has been badly disturbed and in centre is a stone filled hollow which may have contained a cist. No trace of a cist "20' from the cairn" as recorded by brent (nmr, citing os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237984.

Osa=sx58nw6.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237985.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)133.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV237986.

Aph=nmr sf1510 266(26/4/1979).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV237987.

Tda/23(1891).


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

Vis=2/3/1951 (os) remains of cairn, no trace of cist. Cairn of small rock fragments partly overgrown with heather. Much despoiled in centre.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Report - Survey: NMR, CITING OS.
  • Migrated Record: NMR, CITING TDA.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2015 8:33PM