HeritageGateway - Home

Login  |  Register
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Devon & Dartmoor HER Result
Devon & Dartmoor HERPrintable version | About Devon & Dartmoor HER | Visit Devon & Dartmoor HER online...

See important guidance on the use of this record.

If you have any comments or new information about this record, please email us.


HER Number:MDV106804
Name:Clearance Cairn on south-east slope of Rippon Tor

Summary

A low stony mound about 30 metres south of the hedgebank to souteast of the Nut Crackers logan stone. About 1.5 metres diameter.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 744 752
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD)

Full description

Newman, P., 2013, An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon, Table 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV356396.

Stable condition. Short grassland.


Newman, P., 2013, Halshanger/Horridge Common/Rippon Tor Site Survey New Entries (Report - Survey). SDV351110.

A low stony mound of approximately 1.5m diameter on the south-west slope of Rippon Tor.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 59 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Clearance cairns on Rippon Tor
A low stony mound about 30 metres south of the hedgebank to the south-east of the Nut Crackers logan stone. About 1.5 metres in diameter. Condition is stable. SX74480 75251

Sources / Further Reading

SDV351110Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2013. Halshanger/Horridge Common/Rippon Tor Site Survey New Entries. Digital. [Mapped feature: #2012 ]
SDV356396Report - Assessment: Newman, P.. 2013. An Archaeological Assessment of Halshanger and Horridge Commons, Dartmoor, Devon. SW Landscape Investigations Report. A4 Bound + Digital. Table 1.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 59.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6433 - Assessment of Halsanger Common, Horridge Common and Rippon Tor
  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Apr 18 2016 11:16AM