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HER Number:MDV103583
Name:Cairn west of the Merrivale double stone rows


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


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.

SX 55297472. A small heavily disturbed cairn lies on the edge of the Merrivale Guardianship Area approximately 40 metres south-south-west of the Merrivale double stone rows. It exists as a stoney area measuring 3.5 metres north to south by 4.1 metres with an amorphous mound on its western edge. There is no ground evidence to suggest the previous form of this feature. A similarly disturbed cairn lies 22 metres to the north-west.

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: #63089 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV28496Related to: Cairn south of the Stone Row B, Merrivale (Monument)
MDV103582Related 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:Jan 11 2013 3:36PM