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HER Number:MDV19547
Name:Feature north-east of Stannon Tor


Four upright slabs form a crude semi-circle above Stannon Brook. Previously described as a ring cairn, it does not form a recognisable archaeological feature and seems more like random assemblage of natural slabs.


Grid Reference:SX 649 812
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/81

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

Vis=22/2/1989 (rchme) sx64918123. Four upright slabs form a crude semi-circle on a small shelf of an otherwise steep, e-facing and clitter strewn hillside, above stannon brook. The semi-circle described by the slabs is 3m in diam with a max height of 0.7m. It does not form a recognisable archaeological feature and seems more like random assemblage of natural slabs (fletcher).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=18/10/1982 (greeves) possible prehistoric ring cairn or small med/ post-med structure below clitter on west side of stannon brook. Measures 4m x 3m and contains a number of slab-like stones set on edge (worksheet).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275956.

Not visible on 1947 raf ap (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275958.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275959.

Des=dnp survey drawing 1:10560/(-/10/1982)in parish file.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275960.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275961.

Des=fletcher, m. J. /(22/2/1989)/rchme field investigation.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10257Migrated Record: FLETCHER.
SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV275956Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV275958Migrated Record:
SDV275959Migrated Record:
SDV275960Migrated Record:
SDV275961Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 24 2017 4:25PM