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HER Number:MDV5830
Name:Southern cairn; Three Barrows, Ugborough Moor

Summary

The southern cairn is skirted by the reave that runs from near west glaze head to the centre cairn and then continues northwards. A rocky cairn of loose granite 21m diameter, 1.3m high. The centre is much disturbed.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 653 625
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/123
  • Old SAM County Ref: 389
  • Old SAM Ref: 10621
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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). SDV170312.

Vis=22/3/1950 (os) mutilated; measurements; diam 21m, heig 1.3m. Vis=(worth) this southeast cairn is probably all in brent parish. It covers the smallest area of the 3. The stones around the perimeter are scattered. Measurements; diam 14.6m, heig 1.21m. Vis=23/6/1973 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn, shapeless and mutilated. Diameter 23m, height 1.5m. Vis=-/4/1977 and -/10/1979 (robinson, r. ). The southern cairn is skirted by the reave that runs from near west glaze head to the centre cairn and then continues northwards. A rocky cairn of loose granite 21m diameter, 1.3m high. The centre is much disturbed. Vis=worth cites a source of 1831 describing the damage done at that time (worth, 1944). Vis=visible on 1969 nmr ap (rchm app 1985)vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). The south-eastern of a group of 3 large cairns sited on a hill known as 'three barrows. ' formed by a mound of stones on a stone and earth base.20m diameter, 1.5m high (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170313.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1967)164 pl.32a.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170314.

Osa=sx66se54.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170315.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1967)163,466.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170316.

Worth, r. N. /tda/34(1902)140/21st report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170317.

Grinsell, l. V. /ancient burial mounds of england/p67/132.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170318.

Spence bate, c. /tda/5(1872-3)p553.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170319.

Rowe, s. /a perambulation of dartmoor/p166.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170320.

Donn, b. /map of the county of devon/1765.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170321.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)168/dartmoor barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170322.

Worth, r. H. /tda/69(1937)81 plate 3 fig.2/56th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV170323.

Worth, r. H. /tda/76(1944)40/63rd report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV170324.

Aph=nmr sx6463/1/28-48(32-33)(12/4/1969).

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Associated Monuments

MDV5746Related to: Northern cairn; Three Barrows, Ugborough Moor (Monument)
MDV5673Related to: Three Barrows Reave on Ugborough Moor (Monument)
MDV5666Related to: Three Barrows; largest cairn, Ugborough Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 5 2016 12:32PM