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HER Number:MDV13178
Name:Cairn at Great Gnats Head

Summary

Vis=-/9/1979 (robinson) about 220m nnw of grinsell's shaugh prior no.2, a low poorly defined heather covered cairn. Diameter c 10m, height 0.5m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 616 681
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/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). SDV144523.

Des=worksheet. Vis=-/9/1979 (robinson) about 220m nnw of grinsell's shaugh prior no.2, a low poorly defined heather covered cairn. Diameter c 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

SDV144523Migrated 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 10:58AM