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HER Number:MDV129984
Name:Cairn north-west of stone row on Zeal Hill, South Brent

Summary

Cairn north-west of stone row on Zeal Hill

Location

Grid Reference:SX 675 635
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

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

Cairn at SX67546360 200 metres directly uphill from 'Black Tor stone rows' is an oval cairn of 6.5 metres by 3.0 metres by 0.3 metres high which has been dug into from one side.

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

Visible on aerial photogrph.

Sources / Further Reading

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. [Mapped feature: #128771 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5778Related to: Cairn at north end of stone row west of Black Tor, South Brent (Monument)
MDV129982Related to: Cairn to north-west of the end of stone row west of Black Tor, 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 10:31AM