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

Summary

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.

Location

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.

Des=worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275959.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV275960.

Nmr=sx68sw68.


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