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HER Number:MDV13069
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of South Tawton

Summary

Vis=28/2/1980 (greeves, t. ). Flat topped massive cairn, possibly built round natural outcrop, more or less on highest point of rough pasture field. It lies immediately to the e of relict boundary which runs approx. N-s.1:2500 os maps shows triangulation point here, but no sign of this could be seen. Diam 10-15m, heig 2.0m approx.(greeves).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 656 928
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/73

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255584.

Des=parish file/worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV255585.

Des=worksheet/griffiths 1987).


Greeves, T. A. P., Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV69961.

Vis=28/2/1980 (greeves, t. ). Flat topped massive cairn, possibly built round natural outcrop, more or less on highest point of rough pasture field. It lies immediately to the e of relict boundary which runs approx. N-s.1:2500 os maps shows triangulation point here, but no sign of this could be seen. Diam 10-15m, heig 2.0m approx.(greeves).


Griffiths, D., 1983, ?Quay (Worksheet). SDV13596.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985). Vis=9/7/1987 (griffiths). Large rather shapeless mound (sub-ovoid), circa 7m e-w and 5 - 6m ns.1.5m high and formed of large boulders. Probably clearance.(griffiths).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13596Worksheet: Griffiths, D.. 1983. ?Quay.
SDV255584Migrated Record:
SDV255585Migrated Record:
SDV69961Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 10:59AM