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HER Number:MDV69603
Name:Barrow on Cut Hill, Dartmoor

Summary

Prehistoric barrow circa 20 metres overall diameter on the top of Cut Hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 598 827
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Stone and earthwork remains of a prehistoric cairn and stone row on Cut Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 2004, Cut Hill Stone Row (Worksheet). SDV273772.

Barrow circa 20 metres overall diameter on the top of 'Cut Hill' at 603 metres OD was observed during a field visit by Tom Greeves in 2004. The 1.5 metres high circular mound has a military range pole set in it and surface erosion has exposed a turf/peat core with a few stones. The surrounding ditch is over 1 metre wide and nearly filled with waterlogged vegetation.


Greeves, T. A. P., 2004, Survey of Barrow on Cut Hill, Letter and Plan (Correspondence). SDV319829.

Survey of barrow circa 40m to the west of the western end of the stone row on Cut Hill undertaken in 2004. Other details: Letter and Plan.


Newman , P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361635.

A possible barrow on the summit of Cut Hill.


Unknown, Oct/Nov 2004, Moor Secrets, 57 (Article in Serial). SDV357417.

Barrow on the highest point of Cut Hill, tangential to a stone row. The barrow comprises a mound some 14.0 metres diameter with a possible surrounding ditch and outer ring bank.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 2004. Cut Hill Stone Row. Worksheet. Digital.
  • Correspondence: Greeves, T. A. P.. 2004. Survey of Barrow on Cut Hill. Letter and Plan.
  • Article in Serial: Unknown. Oct/Nov 2004. Moor Secrets. Current Archaeology. 194. Unknown. 57.
  • Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Merrivale Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. Southwest Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound. [Mapped feature: #112893 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV69604Related to: Cut Hill Stone Row, Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Aug 10 2018 9:45AM