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HER Number:MDV13055
Name:Cairns 180 meters to the north of East Bowden

Summary

Two contiguous prehistoric cairns to the north of East Bowden. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 604 932
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Deserted Medieval settlement, cropmark enclosure, cairns and standing stone to the south-east of Lower Halstock farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/78
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Greeves, T. + Daggett, R., 1980, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV337254.

Two contiguous cairns, possibly Prehistoric, in form of very low mounds.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible due to being a 'blank area'.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337254Site Visit: Greeves, T. + Daggett, R.. 1980. Worksheet. Worksheet.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13057Related to: Cairn 235 meters north-east of East Bowden (Monument)
MDV13056Related to: Standing stone 240 meters north of East Bowden (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:16AM