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HER Number:MDV12716
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Sheepstor


Vis=-/2/1977 (grinsell) a cairn incorporated in a long reave. Diam 3.5m, heig 0.4m.


Grid Reference:SX 568 667
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/201
  • Old SAM Ref: 10599
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/2/1977 (grinsell) a cairn incorporated in a long reave. Diam 3.5m, heig 0.4m.

Fleming, A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV139025.

Cairn incorporated in the eylesbarrow reave at sx567666 (fleming).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231903.

Not visible on 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV231905.

Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) 2m diam, 0.2m high (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231906.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)166.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231907.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231908.

Breton, h. H. /beautiful dartmoor,1 sheepstor/(1914)56.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231909.

Fleming, a. /pps/44(1978)97-123/the prehistoric landscape of dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231910.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=16/9/1980 (os) the reave is cut about in the vicinity of sx56756667 and overspread in many places but no cairn could be found incorporated in it (the cairn at sx56906676 is adjacent to the reave not incorporated in it) (os).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV139025Migrated Record: Fleming, A..
SDV231903Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV231905Report - Survey: AM.
SDV231906Migrated Record:
SDV231907Migrated Record:
SDV231908Migrated Record:
SDV231909Migrated Record:
SDV231910Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV48901Related to: Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM