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HER Number:MDV13057
Name:Cairn 235 meters north-east of East Bowden


Prehistoric cairn north-east of East Bowden, near to two other cairns and a small standing stone. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.


Grid Reference:SX 604 933
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

  • National Monuments Record: SX69SW173
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1572743
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/80
  • Pastscape: 1572743

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, Cairns, 24/06/1980 (Site Visit). SDV337254.

(24/06/1980) SX 60489331 Possible prehistoric cairn, in the form of low a mound, a short distance east of a small standing stone (which may be a rubbing stone).

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

SDV337254Site Visit: Greeves, T. + Daggett, R.. 1980. Cairns. Worksheet. Worksheet. 24/06/1980.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13055Related to: Cairns 180 meters to the north 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:Mar 30 2021 9:20AM