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HER Number:MDV20909
Name:Small cairn 430 metres east-north-east of the Grey Wethers Stone Circles


Vis=16/5/1983 (greeves) a small conventional prehistoric cairn on ne side of barrow sx68sw/103 (worksheet).


Grid Reference:SX 643 832
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/104
  • Old SAM Ref: 28680.3
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=9/91997 (gerrard, s. ) a round cairn lying 435m ene of the grey wethers stone circles (mpp).

FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

Vis=2/7/1990 (rchme) sx64278331. The small, satellite cairn is 4.4m in diam and a maximum 0.5m high. It has a ragged, reed-filled central pit which is 1.2m across and 0.2m deep. There is no trace of a kerb (fletcher).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=16/5/1983 (greeves) a small conventional prehistoric cairn on ne side of barrow sx68sw/103 (worksheet).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261258.

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

RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV261259.

Vis=2/7/1990 (rchme) one of 2 cairns, 3m apart, situated on a slight natural shelf located on a gentle se-facing slope at 480m od. The area in stone-free moorland pasture has been disturbed by peat-cutting activity.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261261.

Same as sx68sw/26?.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261264.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261265.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261266.

Des=fletcher, m. J. /(2/7/1990)/rchme field investigation.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261267.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV261268.

Des=gerrard, s. /(9/9/1997)/as above.

English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10257Migrated Record: FLETCHER.
SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV261258Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV261259Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV261261Migrated Record:
SDV261264Migrated Record:
SDV261265Migrated Record:
SDV261266Migrated Record:
SDV261267Migrated Record:
SDV261268Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #82946 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV20917Related to: Large cairn 410 metres east-north-east of the Grey Wethers Stone Circles (Monument)
MDV6758Related to: The Grey Wethers Northern Stone Circle (Monument)
MDV6759Related to: The Grey Wethers southern stone circle (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 2 2015 9:46AM