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HER Number:MDV14775
Name:Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor

Summary

One of six cairns excavated between 1976-1979. Cairn given number 4. This was a badly robbed cairn measuring 8.0m east to west and 10.0m north to south. Evidence of a low structure was found in the middle of the cairn. No indication of a burial was found.(wainwright et al).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 554 636
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/219/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV174580.

Wainwright, g. J. + smith, k. + fleming, a. /pps/45(1979)1-33/the shaugh moor project. First report.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV174581.

Wainwright, g. J. + smith, k. /pdas/37(1979)132-135 fig/the south dartmoor project 1976-1979.


WAINWRIGHT ET AL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV174582.

One of six cairns excavated between 1976-1979. Cairn given number 4. This was a badly robbed cairn measuring 8.0m east to west and 10.0m north to south. Evidence of a low structure was found in the middle of the cairn. No indication of a burial was found.(wainwright et al).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174580Migrated Record:
SDV174581Migrated Record:
SDV174582Migrated Record: WAINWRIGHT ET AL.

Associated Monuments

MDV14773Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14774Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14788Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14788Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14788Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14788Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14789Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14790Related to: Cairn on northern part of Shaugh Moor (Monument)
MDV14571Related to: CAIRNFIELD in the Parish of Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 20 2015 12:40PM