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HER Number:MDV103582
Name:Cairn west of the Merrivale double stone rows

Summary

Fragmentary remains of a cairn to the south-west of the double stone row at Merrivale; one of a pair of cairns.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 552 747
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Pair of heavily disturbed Bronze Age cairns to the south-west of the Merrivale double stone rows

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Probert, S. A. J., 2000, The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon, 4-5, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV344969.

The fragmentary remains of a cairn lie south-west of the southern double stone row at Merrivale. It measures 5.6 metres north to south by 7.1 metres and consists of a stoney rim 0.3 metres high partially enclosing a slightly depressed stone-free interior. A second cairn lies 22 metres to the south-east.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, MER-18 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 2/10/2019. Cairn covered with grass. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, MER-18 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 260° showing grass cover.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344969Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2000. The Merrivale Guardianship Area, Walkhampton, Devon. English Heritage. 1247982. A4 Comb Bound + Digital. 4-5, Figure 2. [Mapped feature: #63088 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. MER-18.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. MER-18.

Associated Monuments

MDV28496Related to: Cairn south of the Stone Row B, Merrivale (Monument)
MDV103583Related to: Cairn west of the Merrivale double stone rows (Monument)
MDV14796Related to: Cairn with cist in middle of stone row, Merrivale (Monument)
MDV14795Related to: Merrivale Stone Row B, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV4997Related to: Remains of a ring cairn, Merrivale (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 18 2019 2:31PM