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HER Number:MDV130278
Name:Possible cairn south-east of Sherberton, Dartmoor Forest


Small cairn south-east of Sherberton noted by Butler (1993). Not recorded during 1988 field survey.


Grid Reference:SX 633 730
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 215, Map 63, Figure 63.2. (Monograph). SDV337765.

Swincombe Ford Newtake '2' cairn at SX63317307 of 3.5 metres by 2.0 metres by 0.3 metres high is a small oval mound which is possibly a burial cairn.

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. 215, Map 63, Figure 63.2.. [Mapped feature: #129189 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV54431Related to: Cairn within field system south-east of Sherberton, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV26471Related to: Field system 550 metres south-west of Little Sherberton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8632 - Sherberton Farm, Duchy Farms Survey
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 11 2022 8:51AM