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HER Number:MDV13021
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of Gidleigh


Vis=27/6/1978 (os). A small cairn circle in open moorland. Diameter 6.0m, 13 turf-fast stones.


Grid Reference:SX 654 894
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/96
  • Old SAM Ref: 34479

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=27/6/1978 (os). A small cairn circle in open moorland. Diameter 6.0m, 13 turf-fast stones.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255972.

Not visible on raf 1947 photos (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255973.

Part of a coaxial field system, prehistoric settlements and cairns on 'buttern hill'. The monument also includes a length of the 'bradford leat' (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255974.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255975.

Des=ancient monuments/(21/1/2004)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV255972Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV255973Migrated Record: AM.
SDV255974Migrated Record:
SDV255975Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2015 4:21PM