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HER Number:MDV123437
Name:Clearance cairns north of Yadsworthy Waste, Cornwood

Summary

At least eight post medieval clearance cairns, to the south of a prehistoric enclosure, north of Yadsworthy Waste. The mounds are stony and turf covered, approximately circular. The largest has a diameter of 3.2 metres, but most are lower than 0.3 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 637 610
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Constructed, Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet) (Cartographic). SDV361913.

Circular features shown on survey.

Newman, P., 2018, The Upper Erme Valley, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: An Archaeological Survey (Report - Survey). SDV362921.

At least eight clearance cairns, to the south of a prehistoric enclosure, north of Yadsworthy Waste. The mounds are stony and turf covered, approximately circular. The largest has a diameter of 3.2 metres, but most are lower than 0.3 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361913Cartographic: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley Survey data (GIS and Excel spreadsheet). GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #124898 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4259Related to: Prehistoric settlement with enclosures and hut circles on the south side of Stalldown, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 27 2020 4:37PM