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HER Number:MDV52812
Name:Cairn on the south-eastern edge of Broadun settlement

Summary

Situated on the outer SE edge of Broadun settlement, where the wall is cut through and obscured by the powder mills leat, is a turf covered mound of large stones. It is 5.5m in diameter and up to 0.8m high. It is depicted as a hut circle on Burnards 19C plan of Broadun Ring, but although clipped on its N side by the powder mills leat, it is most probably a sepulchral cairn.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 636 798
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/297
  • Old SAM Ref: 34492

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

NMR, SX67NW220 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV218773.


Burnard, R., Untitled Source (Illustration). SDV218774.


RCHME, 1989, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV218772.

Situated on the outer SE edge of Broadun settlement, where the wall is cut through and obscured by the powder mills leat, is a turf covered mound of large stones. It is 5.5m in diameter and up to 0.8m high. It is depicted as a hut circle on Burnards 19C plan of Broadun Ring, but although clipped on its N side by the powder mills leat, it is most probably a sepulchral cairn.


English Heritage, 2004, Untitled Source (Schedule Document). SDV320500.

Stony mound 5.5m diameter adjacent to the south side of 'Broadun' prehistoric enclosed settlement.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Site Visit: RCHME. 1989.
  • National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SX67NW220.
  • Schedule Document: English Heritage. 2004.
  • Illustration: Burnard, R.. Dartmoor Pictorial Records.

Associated Monuments

MDV5946Related to: Broadun enclosed hut circle settlement (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 11:33AM