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HER Number:MDV114521
Name:Possible cairns in Hisley Wood


Stone piles or possible cairns noted in the wood. Few details given; may be related to clearance.


Grid Reference:SX 772 806
Map Sheet:SX78SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLustleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishLUSTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN? (Early Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 2200 BC to 1750 AD? (Between))

Full description

Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, G38 and G39 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Stone pile or possible cairn noted at SX77185 80663. No further details of the potential feature provided.
Undergrowth cleared 14.01.2015 prior to fir felling as scheduled. Recommendation: clear fallen rotten tree from on top of pile.
Visited 14.01.2015 and 21.01.2015, sketch made.
Further possible feature at SX77265 80601; pile of stones (possible cairn). Feature measures 4.10 metres by 4.2 metres. Visited 06.02.2015, sketch made, four photos taken. Recommend measured survey and accurate sketch.
Forest management to be made aware of potential features when felling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. G38 and G39. [Mapped features: #3178 ; #3179 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2016 11:50AM