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HER Number:MDV131705
Name:Cairn, Whitchurch Common


Bronze Age funerary cairn surviving as a 0.5 metre high mound surrounded by 0.9 metre high stone kerb.


Grid Reference:SX 539 748
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX57SW87
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1359047
  • Old SAM Ref: 22234

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BURIAL CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Historic England, 2021-2022, NRHE to HER website (Website). SDV364039.

The remains of a Bronze Age funerary cairn. At SX 53977486, the cairn survives as a 0.5 metre high mound surrounded by 0.9 metre high stone kerb. Scheduled Monument Notification, 07/03/2002.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV364039Website: Historic England. 2021-2022. NRHE to HER website. https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/NRHE. Website. [Mapped feature: #133439 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV35898Related to: Cairn on Whitchurch Common north of Vixen Tor, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 19 2021 3:17PM