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HER Number:MDV20142
Name:Cairn north-east of Brisworthy Plantation


cairn, in pasture. Diameter 14.5m, height 0.3m


Grid Reference:SX 560 660
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/296
  • Old SAM Ref: 10587
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=28/7/1972 + 30/5/1977 (grinsell) probable cairn, in pasture. Diameter 14.5m, height 0.3m.

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250804.

Not visible on 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985). Vis=9/3/1979 (os) discovered during field investigation possible cairn is slightly irregular in outline and now heather covered.12.5m diam, 0.4m high. Vis=-/-/1990 (am) cairn ne of brisworthy plantation scheduled with 2m boundary 24/10/1991 (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250805.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)166.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250806.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV250804Report - Survey: AM.
SDV250805Migrated Record:
SDV250806Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV48901Related to: Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 11:21AM