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HER Number:MDV63639
Name:Round cairn with cist 1410 metres south-east of Belstone

Summary

Cairn measures 9.5 metres in diameter, height 1 metre. Cist 3 metres by 3 meters by 0.1 metre deep. Grass, heather and gorse covered mound with stones protruding through the turf on the northern side of the mound.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 630 926
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/88/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 34438.03(P)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIST (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))
  • ROUND CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV224158.

Nar=sx69sw39.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV224160.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)147;map 40.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 156889, 17/2/1998 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Round cairn 1410 metres south-east of Belstone. Cairn measures 9.5 metres in diameter, height 1 metre. Cist 3 metres by 3 meters by 0.1 metre deep. Grass, heather and gorse covered mound with stones protruding through the turf on the northern side of the mound.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Sources / Further Reading

  • National Monuments Record Database:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 156889, 17/2/1998.
  • National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2015 10:26AM