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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, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

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


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.


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). SDV219212.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219213.

Des=mpp/130686.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219214.

Des=os 6"(1906)106se.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219215.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219216.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV219217.

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


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.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Report - Survey: AM.
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  • Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
  • Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7517 - Survey of Hart Tor tin works
  • EDV7526 - Survey of Hart Tor Stone Rows and Cairns

Date Last Edited:Sep 28 2011 10:14AM