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HER Number:MDV13064
Name:Round cairn on Cosdon Hill, 1010 metres north of Cosdon Beacon


Cairn at the junction of two Bronze Age reaves. Diameter 6 metres, height 0.6 metres.


Grid Reference:SX 633 924
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/86
  • Old SAM Ref: 34439
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=17/2/1998 (gerrard, s. ) round cairn 1010m north of cawsand beacon (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=-/2/1977 (grinsell) cairn at junction of two reaves. Diameter 6m, height 0.6m.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255684.

Not visible on raf/nmr photos (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255687.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255688.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)170.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255689.

Des=butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)147;map 40.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255690.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255691.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV255684Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV255687Migrated Record:
SDV255688Migrated Record:
SDV255689Migrated Record:
SDV255690Migrated Record:
SDV255691Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV52827Related to: Reaves on Cosdon Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 12:21PM