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HER Number:MDV19199
Name:Clearance Cairn on Miltor Mator Common, Dainton


Clearance cairn comprising a mound of stones.


Grid Reference:SX 859 667
Map Sheet:SX86NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIpplepen
Ecclesiastical ParishIPPLEPEN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NE/50/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to XXI - 2200 BC to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Silvester, R. J., 1980, The Prehistoric Open Settlement at Dainton, South Devon, 17-48 (Article in Serial). SDV346300.

Feature S3, totally excavated in 1975. Mound of stones, 7.9 metres by 7.0 metres, 0.5 metres high. No structures identified. Finds included a sherd of Samian pottery and a clay pipe stem. Identified as a clearance cairn. Other details: Plan.

Timms, S. C., 1982, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV346301.

Site destroyed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346300Article in Serial: Silvester, R. J.. 1980. The Prehistoric Open Settlement at Dainton, South Devon. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 38. Paperback Volume. 17-48. [Mapped feature: #9623 ]
SDV346301Personal Comment: Timms, S. C.. 1982. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV8713Part of: Prehistoric field system at Dainton Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8214 - Excavation of Mounds at Milton Mator Common, Dainton, South Devon

Date Last Edited:Jan 3 2020 12:33PM