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HER Number:MDV12717
Name:Cairn south-east of the Eylesbarrow Reave


Damaged cairn, measuring diameter 7 metres externally, height 0.3 metres.


Grid Reference:SX 571 666
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/202
  • Old SAM Ref: 10624

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/5/1976 (grinsell) mutilated cairn. External measurements - diameter 7m, heig 0.3m (grinsell).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV231826.

Not visible on 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985). Vis=16/9/1980 (os) on southwestern slope below gutter tor the mutilated cairn appears as a circular spread of turf-covered stones measuring 10.7m x 0.6m high internally (os). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Diameter 10.7; height 0.6m.(am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231827.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231828.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231829.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV231826Report - Survey: AM.
SDV231827Migrated Record:
SDV231828Migrated Record:
SDV231829Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

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:May 22 2015 11:57AM