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HER Number:MDV127563
Name:Cairn in settlement above Spanish Lake

Summary

Cairn with hut settlement in open moorland above the right bank of Spanish Lake. A cairn measuring 4.3m north-south by 3.9m and 0.5m high. An amorphous hollow roughly 3.0m by 1.0m lies in the centre of the mound.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 584 648
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 SE 116
  • Pastscape: 439435

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 2200 BC to 301 BC (Between))

Full description

Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J., 2002, Plym Valley survey (Report - Survey). SDV350782.

(23/04/2002) Cairn in settlement in open moorland above the right bank of Spanish Lake.
SX 5845 6481. A cairn measuring 4.3m north-south by 3.9m and 0.5m high. An amorphous hollow roughly 3.0m by 1.0m lies in the centre of the mound.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV29984Part of: Settlement above Spanish Lake, Lee Moor (Monument)
MDV127560Related to: Hut in settlement above Spanish Lake (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape
  • EDV8155 - Plym Valley Survey

Date Last Edited:Feb 17 2020 4:23PM