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HER Number:MDV5660
Name:Cairn on Ugborough Moor

Summary

Ugborough moor near glasscombe ball, elevation 358m. Two small cairns lie at each end of a stone row. The west cairn is near the redlake railtrack. This cairn is insignificant, and was probably disturbed when the railway was built in 1911. The east cairn is grass covered (worth). Vis=24/6/1976 (grinsell) ruined cairn - 4.5m diameter, 0.3m high, from which stone row sx66se/4 descends to the south west. Another cairn 11m north of south west end of same row, 4.0m diameter and 0.3m high. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Both are 4.5m in diameter 0.5m high (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 657 604
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/4/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 10563

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV141059.

Ugborough moor near glasscombe ball, elevation 358m. Two small cairns lie at each end of a stone row. The west cairn is near the redlake railtrack. This cairn is insignificant, and was probably disturbed when the railway was built in 1911. The east cairn is grass covered (worth). Vis=24/6/1976 (grinsell) ruined cairn - 4.5m diameter, 0.3m high, from which stone row sx66se/4 descends to the south west. Another cairn 11m north of south west end of same row, 4.0m diameter and 0.3m high. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Both are 4.5m in diameter 0.5m high (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV141060.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1967)206.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV141061.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)171/dartmoor barrows.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV141062.

Aph=raf cpe uk 2494/4072-4077(11/3/1948).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: AM.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV5676Related to: Cairn north of Glasscombe Ball (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 4:08PM