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HER Number:MDV129982
Name:Cairn to north-west of the end of stone row west of Black Tor, South Brent

Summary

Cairn '2' (Butler) to the north-west of the end of stone row to the west of Black Tor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 677 634
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and walling remains of a Bronze Age settlement south-west of Black Tor, consisting of six enclosures, associated hut circles, a section of reave, cairns, a stone row and at least eight medieval pillow mounds

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE33
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/78
  • Pastscape: 441862
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Beckerlegge, J. J., 1933, Second Report of the Plymouth and District Branch, 186 (Article in Serial). SDV178244.

A stone row and two barrows. Barrow is at SX67716347.

National Monuments Record, 1976, NMR SX6763, 2/56-7 (Aerial Photograph). SDV169271.

Photograph taken on 8th April 1976.

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 168 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Site visited on 3rd September 1975. At SX67726345 cairn, diameter 3.5 metres, height 0.2 metres.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 158, Map 57, Figure 57.25 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn '2' at SX 67726346 just south-west of Cairn '1' at the north-west end of 'Black Tor stone rows' with a curved bank next to a circular mound of 4 metres diameter.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Faintly visible on aerial photogrph.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 442024, SX66SE89 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 5th July 1977. This cairn at SX 67736346 is 10.0 metres south-south-west of another cairn. Its diameter is 3.5 metres and height 0.3 metres and is hollow in the centre. Three stones are haphazardly sited and there is no evidence of an outer rim.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Southern of two 'Cairns' shown on modern mappingg.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169271Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1976. NMR SX6763. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 2/56-7.
SDV178244Article in Serial: Beckerlegge, J. J.. 1933. Second Report of the Plymouth and District Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 65. Unknown. 186.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 168.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 158, Map 57, Figure 57.25.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442024, SX66SE89.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV5778Related to: Cairn at north end of stone row west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129983Related to: Cairn north-west of stone row on Zeal Hill, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129984Related to: Cairn north-west of stone row on Zeal Hill, South Brent (Monument)
MDV28589Related to: Double stone row to the west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 25 2021 10:29AM