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HER Number:MDV12863
Name:Cairn in field south-west of Bagga Tor, Peter Tavy


Probable prehistoric cairn recorded in 1981. It lies near the eastern corner of a modern field and measurres approximately 14.0m in diameter, height 1.5m.


Grid Reference:SX 547 804
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/80

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T. A. P., 1981, Cairn (Worksheet). SDV277840.

(25/02/1981) SX 5479 8041. Probable prehistoric cairn apparently composed mostly of small stones. It lies near the eastern corner of a modern field, approximately 40m west of a gate in the south-eastern boundary of the field, and approximately 9m from the north-eastern boundary of the field.
There is a possibility of a raised circular bank of stone on its south and eastern sides. It has been robbed on its western side. Maximum diameter 14.0m, height 1.5m.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015 onwards, 2015 onward Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV362959.

Cairn is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277840Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1981. Cairn. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV362959Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015 onwards. 2015 onward Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #142060 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 22 2024 12:36PM