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HER Number:MDV13049
Name:Round cairn on Watchet Hill

Summary

Tumulus 15.6m in diameter and up to 0.6m high. The centre and nw side of the mound have been mutilated but it is still very well defined.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 614 930
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBelstone
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBELSTONE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/72
  • Old SAM Ref: 28669

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=10/7/1976 (grinsell) cairn mutilated. Diameter 13.5m, height 0.6m. Siting-hillspur.


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

Vis=23/7/1974 (os) a tumulus 15.6m in diameter and up to 0.6m high. The centre and nw side of the mound have been mutilated but it is still very well defined.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254974.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254977.

Osa=sx69sw25.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254978.

Prowse, a. B. /tda/22(1890)186.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254979.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)133.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254980.

Des=mpp/144108.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV254981.

Des=gerrard, s. /(17/6/1997)/as above.


Griffith, F. M., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV677.

Vis=25/7/1982 (griffith) large substantial cairn, as above. Prominent siting.(griffith).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV254974Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV254977Migrated Record:
SDV254978Migrated Record:
SDV254979Migrated Record:
SDV254980Migrated Record:
SDV254981Migrated Record:
SDV677Report - Survey: Griffith, F. M..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 2:42PM