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HER Number:MDV13061
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of South Tawton


Vis=-/5/1976 (grinsell) possible remains of cairn lying on parish boundary. Diameter 3.3m, height 0.3m.


Grid Reference:SX 621 904
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/83
  • 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 sx62139042. Cairn forming part of a cairnfield 380m south west of a ford on the small brook (mpp).

RCHM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7666.

Vis=10/8/1993 (rchm) cairn, largely turf covered, and leaning inscribed stone (see subsheet) in stony ground at nw foot of metheral hill, measuring 2.2m n-s by 2.8m and standing 0.5m maximum.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/5/1976 (grinsell) possible remains of cairn lying on parish boundary. Diameter 3.3m, height 0.3m.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255555.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255560.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255561.

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

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV255562.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255563.

Des=rchm field record sheet/(10/8/1993)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255564.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255565.

Des=gerrard, s. /(29/1/1998)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV255555Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV255560Migrated Record:
SDV255561Migrated Record:
SDV255562National Monuments Record Database:
SDV255563Migrated Record:
SDV255564Migrated Record:
SDV255565Migrated 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 10:58AM