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HER Number:MDV13164
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Harford


Weatherdon hill.


Grid Reference:SX 651 586
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/245

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

HANKIN, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV144143.

Vis=31/12/1979 (hankin) on s side of weatherdon hill; gentle sw slope; rock strewn with some bracken.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145183.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145184.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/2002)/mpp alternative action report.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV26818.

The south-west cairn on western beacon sx65055885, the site described, and the north cairn on weatherdon hill sx65445772, are visually in a straight line. Not visible on raf 1946 ap (rchm app 1985).

C. 50DEG. E. OF TRUE N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145180.

A group of granite stones on a low oval mound of earth and stone, 7m x 4m, direction of length ene-wsw (c.50deg. E. Of true n. ). The lower sw part is a group of stones, max. Ht.1.0m, which have the appearance of being man-placed. The remainder of the site is a low mound standing less than 0.5m high, which merges into the hillside at the higher ne end.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV145178.

Weatherdon hill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV144143Report - Survey: HANKIN.
SDV145178Migrated Record:
SDV145180Migrated Record: C. 50DEG. E. OF TRUE N..
SDV145183Migrated Record:
SDV145184Migrated Record:
SDV26818Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 11:07AM