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HER Number:MDV48908
Name:Cairn 240 metres north of Ger Tor, Peter Tavy

Summary

Cairn on ger tor, n side. Platform circle with ring of kerb stones 4.6m internal diam, enclosing flat-topped cairn 0.2m high. Much disturbed (turner).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 546 833
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Cairn 240 metres north of Ger Tor, Peter Tavy

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/184
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Horner, B., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1669.

Possibly same site as sx58sw/77 (horner).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV268081.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48/(1990)75/e24.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV268082.

Des=horner, b. /(19/7/1993)/as above.


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

Cairn on ger tor, n side. Platform circle with ring of kerb stones 4.6m internal diam, enclosing flat-topped cairn 0.2m high. Much disturbed (turner).


English Heritage, 2005, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

A heather covered cairn which measures 6.6 metres by 7.1 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres in height, with part of a kerb visible on the southern side. Stones from a small excavation in the top have been thrown to the west side of the cairn.
Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: Horner, B..
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
  • Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV103474Related to: Cairns 330 metres north of Ger Tor, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 17 2012 1:41PM