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HER Number:MDV13059


Vis=-/5/1976 (grinsell) cairn diameter 5.5m, height 0.3m. Grinsell gives ngr as sx62129048; probably same cairn as at above ngr (grinsell).


Grid Reference:SX 621 904
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/82
  • Old SAM Ref: 28724

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=29/1/1998 (gerrard, s. ) at sx62099046. Three cairns forming part of a cairnfield 380m sw of a ford on the small brook (mpp).

RCHM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7666.

Vis=2/8/1993(rchm) flat-topped cairn (diam 4.0m by 0.3m high) lies in stony ground at nw foot of metheral hill overlooking taw marsh. Apparently undisturbed, turf-covered with some stone protruding. Probably designed to mark parish boundary of dartmoor forest and south tawton which runs from two boundary stones at ngr sx62539001 on metheral hill to another two stones at ngr sx61769094 on the river taw. There are a further 3 stony mounds in immediate area at ngr sx62119045, sx62169042 and sx62189038 (rchm).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/5/1976 (grinsell) cairn diameter 5.5m, height 0.3m. Grinsell gives ngr as sx62129048; probably same cairn as at above ngr (grinsell).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253725.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253728.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253729.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)143.

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV253730.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253731.

Des=rchm field record sheet/(2/8/1993)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV253732.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV253725Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV253728Migrated Record:
SDV253729Migrated Record:
SDV253730National Monuments Record Database:
SDV253731Migrated Record:
SDV253732Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV7666Migrated Record: RCHM.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 10:57AM