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HER Number:MDV13027
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Gidleigh

Summary

Vis=17/7/1974 (os) a turf covered cairn 7m in diameter, 0.7m high. On a sw slope some 200m from the nearest settlement. The cairn is small but presumed to be sepulchral, of ba date (os).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 653 856
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/102
  • Old SAM Ref: 28663

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Vis=17/7/1974 (os) a turf covered cairn 7m in diameter, 0.7m high. On a sw slope some 200m from the nearest settlement. The cairn is small but presumed to be sepulchral, of ba date (os).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256032.

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


RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256033.

Vis=16/8/1991 (rchme) a turf-covered stony cairn situated amongst peat cuttings on the moderate w facing slope of shovel down. It measures 6.5m in diam with a maximum height of 7.5m. The top displays 2 amorphous hollows about 1m across and 0.15m deep.


ADAS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256035.

Vis=13/2/1995 (adas) stable (adas).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256038.

Osa=sx68ne52.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256039.

Des=adas record sheet/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256040.

Des=mpp/143991.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256041.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/1997)/as above.


National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

A disturbed cist lies 55m wnw (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

  • National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Report - Survey: RCHME.
  • Report - Survey: ADAS.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM