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HER Number:MDV129291
Name:Small cairn on Shavercombe Tor

Summary

A small disturbed cairn measuring 3.5m north-south by 3.8m and 0.3m high. The centre of this feature has been removed and deposited to the east. Apparently not recorded by Butler (1994) or Gerrard (1995).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 593 661
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 56 NE 298
  • Pastscape: 1356297

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

(15/01/2002) Centred SX 5929 6616. One of a cluster of five prehistoric cairns on the gently sloping northern flank of Shavercombe Tor.
SX 5931 6611. A small disturbed cairn measuring 3.5m north-south by 3.8m and 0.3m high. The centre of this feature has been removed and deposited to the east.
None of the cairns display any evidence of cists or kerbs.
Several of these features have previously been recorded as hut circles (see SX 56 NE 97) or included with record SX 56 NE 98.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350782Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J. + Fletcher, M. J.. 2002. Plym Valley survey. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #127521 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV55476Related to: Cairn in hut circle settlement north-west of Hen Tor (Monument)
MDV55491Related to: Cairn north-west of Shavercombe Tor (Monument)
MDV3348Related to: Cairn on Shavercombe Tor (Monument)
MDV3349Related to: Cairn on Shavercombe Tor (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:Nov 20 2020 10:10AM