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HER Number:MDV48862
Name:Cairn on Langstone Moor

Summary

Vis=17/11/1987 (rchme) at sx54847792. A semi-circular bank, possibly the remains of a ring cairn.1.4 to 2m wide, 0.4m high. Composed of small + medium sized stones now largely turf-covered. It fades at each end of a near-perfect semi-circle of 14.9m internal diam. There is a low stone pile, 0.2m high, in se quadrant (nmr, citing pattison).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 548 779
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Possible remains of Bronze Age ring cairn on Langstone Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/193
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman,, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV141348.

Cairn shown on the english heritage survey 2003 (newman).


NMR, CITING PATTISON, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV221407.

Vis=17/11/1987 (rchme) at sx54847792. A semi-circular bank, possibly the remains of a ring cairn.1.4 to 2m wide, 0.4m high. Composed of small + medium sized stones now largely turf-covered. It fades at each end of a near-perfect semi-circle of 14.9m internal diam. There is a low stone pile, 0.2m high, in se quadrant (nmr, citing pattison).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221410.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)67/a22.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221411.

Nmr=sx57nw112.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221412.

Des=pattison, p. /(17/11/1987)/rchme field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221413.

Des=newman,p.(english heritage)/the langstone moor stone circle and its prehistoric environs: survey report/(2003)fig 2/eh report ai/25/2003 in smr.


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

Ring cairn, langstone moor. Stone ring 6.9 m internal diam. With bank o.5 m wide and 0.3 m high. Dug into (turner).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: Newman,.
  • Report - Survey: NMR, CITING PATTISON.
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  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2015 11:55AM