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HER Number:MDV6013
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of Manaton

Summary

Ring cairn.(diam 8.2m n-s, 8.6m e-w, largest stone (heig 0.75m, widt 1.5m, thic 0.2m) not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.1a in soussons plantation, ephraims pinch (with sketch map) in dnp field report. Site no 2/8 in thom's report (1976).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 675 786
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/36
  • Old SAM County Ref: 190
  • Old SAM Ref: 28695

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=estimated -/-/1969 (grinsell) bronze age - beautifully preserved retaining circle of a round cairn, remains of which are still visible, with a central stone cist.


Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV290767.

Vis=estimated -/-/1938 (ancient monuments) cairn circle, soussons common. Os 6" sheet no 99 se. Has central cist. In roadside enclosure made by the forestry comm.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290771.

It is only just visible on raf 1950 ap (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290775.

Burnard, r. /tda/22(1890)206/notes on dartmoor kistvaens.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290776.

Worth, r. H. /tda/35(1903)142/twenty-second report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290777.

Worth, r. H. /tda/36(1904)101/twenty-third report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290778.

Worth, r. H. /tda/58(1926)117-8,pl.5/45th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290779.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report (1976).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290780.

Grinsell, l. /discovering regional archaeology; south west england/ (1970)29,pl.16.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290781.

Osa=sx67ne6/plan.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290782.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)182,fig.61,pl.34a.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290783.

Osa=sx67ne6/diagram.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290784.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)155/manaton 9.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290785.

Grinsell, l. V. /antiquity/46(1972)58-59/witchcraft at barrows and other prehistoric sites.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290786.

Osa=sx67ne/5.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV290787.

Aph=raf 541/540/3148-3149(1/6/1950).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290788.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)42 71 fig 28/d2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290789.

Des=mpp/149026 ref-butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)20;fig 24.3.


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

Small orthostatic circle around a cist. Circle 8.5m e-w 8.2 n-w (turner).


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=estimated -/-/1903 (worth) soussons common, near ephraims pinch. Fine example of retaining circle. Consists of 23 stones, still standing, one may not be in its original position. Encloses a cist.


Turner, J. R., 1976, Historic Monuments Survey of Soussons Plantation (Report - non-specific). SDV360462.

Ring cairn.(diam 8.2m n-s, 8.6m e-w, largest stone (heig 0.75m, widt 1.5m, thic 0.2m) not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.1a in soussons plantation, ephraims pinch (with sketch map) in dnp field report. Site no 2/8 in thom's report (1976).

Sources / Further Reading

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  • Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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  • Report - non-specific: Turner, J. R.. 1976. Historic Monuments Survey of Soussons Plantation. Dartmoor National Park Authority Field Report. Digital.
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
  • Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7390 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7402 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7421 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2017 12:03PM