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HER Number:MDV5843
Name:Ring cairn on Lakehead Hill

Summary

Ring cairn. Included in 1955 spooner/dixon report: lakehead bellever laughter) site no.5. Site no.13a. In bellever plantation, lakehead (with sketch map) in dnp report.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 774
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/10/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 454B
  • Old SAM Ref: 28687.5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RING CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard, s. ) ring cairn forming part of a ritual complex on lakehead hill (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=7/9/1972 (grinsell) retaining circle of cairn at lakehead hill. Diameter 6.7m by 7.3m, height only slight (grinsell).


WITH SKETCH MAP, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263472.

Ring cairn. Included in 1955 spooner/dixon report: lakehead bellever laughter) site no.5. Site no.13a. In bellever plantation, lakehead (with sketch map) in dnp report.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263476.

Looks like a cairn circle on raf 1951 ap and described as such on 1:10560 1954 os map (rchm app 1985).


TURNER, 1990, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263478.

Turner (1990) refers to site as a stone circle, 6.5m - 6.1m diam (turner, 1990).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263481.

Osa=sx67nw34.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263482.

Worth, r. H. /tda/67(1935)79/54th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263483.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report/(1976)50; fig 27.13.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263484.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)149.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263485.

Davidson et al (1973) stone rings on south-east dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263486.

Lakshead 54a.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263487.

Osa=sx67nw33/plan.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV263488.

Aph=raf 540/483/3046-3047(24/4/1951).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263489.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990) 64 81 fig 27/no g24.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263490.

Des=mpp/144268.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV263491.

Des=gerrard, s. /(9/7/1997)/as above.


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=-/-/1976 (turner) ten stones standing, one fallen. Forming an ellipse circle.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2014, Bellever: An Archaeological Landscape (Leaflet). SDV357070.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: WITH SKETCH MAP.
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  • Migrated Record: TURNER, 1990.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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  • Aerial Photograph:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
  • Leaflet: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2014. Bellever: An Archaeological Landscape. Dartmoor National Park Authority Publication. A5 Stapled.

Associated Monuments

MDV52762Related to: Ring cairn on Lakehead Hill (Monument)
MDV5930Related to: Stone alignment on Lakehead Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 24 2015 2:14PM