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HER Number:MDV13033
Name:Alleged cairn on Quintin's Man

Summary

The area immediately to the south-east of Quintin's Man is now occupied by Ministry of Defence buildings which have probably obscured this alleged cairn.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 621 838
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 68 SW 40
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/24
  • Pastscape: 443983

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 144 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Grinsell cites 'Malim 1935' as describing the remains of a cairn, south-east of Quintin's Man, with retaining circle of approximately 5.5 metres and 3 stones in centre.
Visited 10/7/1976 Now no trace of this.


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape, Accessed 20/09/2016 (Website). SDV359354.

Approximately SX 62128384 Remains of a cairn, 5.5 metres in diameter, with retaining circle and three stones in centre south-east of Quintin's Man (MDV6765) was recorded in 1935. Probably robbed for the wall of a nearby shelter. No sign of this cairn could be found in July 1976 (citing Grinsell, L. V., Devon Archaeological Society, 36, 1978, 144) .
The area immediately to the south-east of Quintin's Man is now occupied by Ministry of Defence buildings which have probably obscured this alleged cairn (citing Riley, H., Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments in England Field Investigation, 01/08/1995).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 144.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. Accessed 20/09/2016.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 20 2016 1:27PM