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HER Number:MDV4674
Name:Ring cairn 975 metres south of Sourton Tors

Summary

Cairn b; (diam 18m, heig 500mm) one of a group of two cairns with others in the area. A ring cairn, probably a normal cairn originally, the centre having been removed by stone robbers.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 544 888
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/38
  • Old SAM Ref: 24059

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

30/4/1993 (gerrard) ring cairn surviving as a circular bank 4m wide and 0.7m high surrounding an internal area measuring 12m in diam. Four small hollows in the ring bank suggest partial early excavation or robbing (mpp).


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Ring cairn, internal diam 13.5m with bank 2m wide and 0.4m high.1.5m wide entrance on n side (turner).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

13/9/1975 (grinsell) ring cairn or plundered cairn, interior mostly grass, exterior mainly heather. Diameter 21m, height (ring) 0.6m. Siting - hillslope.


DIAM 18M, HEIG 500MM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236372.

Cairn b; (diam 18m, heig 500mm) one of a group of two cairns with others in the area. A ring cairn, probably a normal cairn originally, the centre having been removed by stone robbers.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236376.

Osa=sx58nw8.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236377.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236378.

Turner, j. R/pdas/48(1990)67/a33.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236379.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)151.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236380.

Des=mpp/123745.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236381.

Des=photo by s. Gerrard/(30/4/1993)/in smr.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: DIAM 18M, HEIG 500MM.
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  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 11:36AM