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HER Number:MDV13176
Name:Cairn at Great Gnats Head

Summary

Vis=-/9/1979 (robinson) about 150m nnw of grinsell's shaugh prior no.2. A cairn lying in area of blanket bog. Heather covered, hollows in centre and on east side. Diameter 10m, height 0.5m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 616 680
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/72

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144559.

Des=worksheet. Vis=-/9/1979 (robinson) about 150m nnw of grinsell's shaugh prior no.2. A cairn lying in area of blanket bog. Heather covered, hollows in centre and on east side. Diameter 10m, height 0.5m.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible on Royal Air Force 1946/7 aerial photographs.


Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report, 2002 (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

Considered under the Monument Protection Programme by previous Monument Protection Programme Advisor who did not recommend it for scheduling.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV144559Migrated Record:
SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown. 2002.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2016 11:00AM