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HER Number:MDV128670
Name:Clearance cairn in settlement 510m north of Deadlake Foot

Summary

One of two clearance cairns within the settlement. In this case rather amorphous piles of stones and boulders between 3.0 and 4.5m in diameter and up to 0.5m high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 562 845
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 58 SE 6
  • Pastscape: 440594

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Constructed, Early Bronze Age to Post Medieval - 2200 BC? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P., 2003-2004, Measured survey North Dartmoor Military Range Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV350801.

(21/08/2003) This settlement remains as described and in good condition.

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

Cairn is faintly visible on the aerial photography.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape (Website). SDV363416.

(17/08/1995, Royal Commission Field Investigation) Centred SX 5624 8455. One of two clearance cairns within hut circle settlement immediately above the left bank of the Rattle Brook some 800m upstream of its confluence with the River Tavy.
One of two clearance cairns within the settlement. In this case rather amorphous piles of stones and boulders between 3.0 and 4.5m in diameter and up to 0.5m high.
NB: The other cairn is not marked on GIS survey data; location unknown (Richards, A. F., 30/06/2020).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350801Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Newman, P.. 2003-2004. Measured survey North Dartmoor Military Range Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #126376 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV3572Part of: Hut circle settlement 510m north of Deadlake Foot (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6663 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6664 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV6665 - Survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV8141 - Condition survey of the Willsworthy Training Area
  • EDV8291 - Okehampton Range: Monument Baseline Condition Survey

Date Last Edited:Jun 30 2020 8:33AM