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HER Number:MDV103603
Name:Cairn 215 metres north-east of Henroost Tin Mine on Down Ridge

Summary

A small, circular heather-covered stony mound lies on a gentle, east-facing slope above the valley of the O Brook, measures 4.4 metres north-south, 4.5 metres east-west and is approximately 0.8 metres high and is probably a burial cairn.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 661 713
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of Bronze age cairn 215 metres north-east of Henroost Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1065460

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1993-1998, Dartmoor Royal Forest Project (Report - Survey). SDV346608.

A small, circular heather-covered stony mound lies on a gentle, east-facing slope above the valley of the O Brook, centred at SX 66207132. The mound measures 4.4 metres north-south, 4.5 metres east-west and is approximately 0.8 metres high. It is probably a burial cairn, and may well be associated with the Bronze Age settlement in the immediate area.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #63109 ]
SDV346608Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1993-1998. Dartmoor Royal Forest Project. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV103600Related to: Group of three cairns north-east of Henroost Tin Mine (Monument)
MDV6391Related to: MINE in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2013 10:50AM