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HER Number:MDV103591
Name:Cairn 700 metres west of Pinchaford Farm

Summary

Prehistoric cairn which has been badly disturbed and robbed lies on the southern ridge of Haytor Down - one of a group of four

Location

Grid Reference:SX 761 765
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze age parallel reave system on Haytor Down with a number of hut circle settlements, enclosures and prehistoric cairns, plus 19th century Bagtor Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 4, Figure 2 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

One of three severely robbed stony mounds. Previously unrecorded.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Shown on survey as an oval earthwork to the west of Pinchaford Ball.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

A prehistoric cairn which has been badly disturbed and robbed lies on the southern ridge of Haytor Down - one of a group of four.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Cairn is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63097 ]
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 4, Figure 2.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV103592Related to: Cairn 620 metres west of Pinchaford Farm. Ilsington (Monument)
MDV103590Related to: Cairn 780 metres west of Pinchaford Farm, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV103589Related to: Cairn 850 metres west of Pinchaford Farm, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Jul 29 2016 11:39AM