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HER Number:MDV14436
Name:CAIRNFIELD in the Parish of South Tawton


Ivy tor water cairnfield contains 7-10 cairns (fleming).


Grid Reference:SX 629 927
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/88
  • Old SAM Ref: 34438

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=17/2/1986 (gerrard, s. ) cairnfield 1250m se of belstone (mpp).

Fleming, A., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV139025.

Ivy tor water cairnfield contains 7-10 cairns (fleming).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=7/2/1978 (os) within an area of approximately 300m diameter there are 6 or more cairns mostly heather covered. They vary from 3m to 6m in diameter and from 0.3m to 0.6m in height. The largest has an excavation hollow in its fully exposed top of small boulders (os).

Gerrard, S., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV246637.

Vis=17/2/1986 (gerrard, s. ) cairns s follows:.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252703.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252708.

Fleming, a. /pdas/38(1980)9-12/the cairnfields of north-west dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252709.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252710.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252711.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)147; map 40.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV139025Migrated Record: Fleming, A..
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV246637Migrated Record: Gerrard, S..
SDV252703Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV252708Migrated Record:
SDV252709Migrated Record:
SDV252710Migrated Record:
SDV252711Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 16 2015 10:55AM