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HER Number:MDV13280
Name:Cairn 180 metres west of Red Brook

Summary

Cairn on the north-eastern slope of Three Barrows Hill with a well-preserved kerb circle. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 655 629
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/146
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Robinson, R., 1979, Barrow on north-east slope of Three Barrows Hill (Worksheet). SDV150088.

Barrow on the north-eastern slope of Three Barrows Hill with a well-preserved kerb circle. A small previously unrecorded barrow, about 200 metres from the Upper Red Brook. There is a well-preserved kerb circle visible in places. Diameter measures 5.0 -6.0 metres, height about 0.5 metres with a level top showing no signs of disturbance. It is largely overgrown with turf heather and rushes and lies on a moderately steep slope.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV150088Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1979. Barrow on north-east slope of Three Barrows Hill. South Brent Parish Checklist. Digital.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:27AM