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HER Number:MDV4895
Name:Southern row of Harter group, Walkhampton Common

Summary

Southern row, harter group. A single stone row, 50.3m long, probably robbed, with cairn at e end. There are gaps in this row and the stones are comparatively few. This row has a kerb of large stones and a single row extending ssw. Cut through by a tin adit, condition otherwise good. Row no.23 (worth 1946).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 716
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/51
  • Old SAM County Ref: 302
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24106
  • Old SAM Ref: 22297

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=1/8/1997 (gerrard, s. ) at sx57697167. Single stone alignment 360m ese of black tor (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219216.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeoogy/9(1999)9; fig 3/hart tor stone rows and cairns.


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=estimated -/-/1891 (worth) only seventeen stones in place, two other breaks apart from the adit. The greater part of this row has probably disappeared.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219214.

Des=os 6"(1906)106se.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219217.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeology. Interim report for 1997/(1999)22.


WORTH 1946, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV169075.

Southern row, harter group. A single stone row, 50.3m long, probably robbed, with cairn at e end. There are gaps in this row and the stones are comparatively few. This row has a kerb of large stones and a single row extending ssw. Cut through by a tin adit, condition otherwise good. Row no.23 (worth 1946).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219199.

Not visible on raf/nmr photos (rchm app 1985).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV219201.

Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (ancient monuments) oriented nne-ssw.50.3m long. At least 17 uprights, average height 0.4m. The larger stones lie towards e end, which is denoted by cairn (see subsheet 1). Limited medieval/post-medieval tin-working damage. A 3m wide, 1.6m deep tin-prospecting trench crosses the site se-nw. Downslope is a post-medieval leat (am).


1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219202.

Stone rows shown on os 6" (1906) map (os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219205.

Osa=sx57se32.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219206.

Osa=sx57se34.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219207.

Worth, r. H. /tda/78(1946)295/the stone rows of dartmoor, pt.1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219208.

Spence bate, c. /tda/4(1870)/prehistoric antiquities of dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219209.

Rowe, s. /perambulations of dartmoor/(1848)205-6.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219210.

Worth, r. N. /tda/24(1892)396-8/the stone rows of dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219211.

Emmett, d. D. /pdas/37(1979)111/stone rows: the traditional view reconsidered.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219213.

Des=mpp/130686.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219215.

Des=nvq/pers comm/(22/3/1995)/notes in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219212.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)174.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219218.

Des=mpp/152536.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX65NE71 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV138543.

Harter tor 1. As above (nvq).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX65NE71. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record: WORTH 1946.
  • Report - Survey: AM.
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  • Migrated Record: 1906.
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  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
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Associated Monuments

MDV4896Related to: Northern row of Harter group, Walkhampton Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 28 2011 10:14AM