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HER Number:MDV20915
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Vis=15/5/1983 (greeves) prehistoric cairn on the crest of white ridge within area where hay was cut in 1983. Above ngr is approximate (worksheet).


Grid Reference:SX 650 821
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/194
  • Old SAM Ref: 28692

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard, s. ) at sx65028219. Round cairn on white ridge lying 1480m south east of the grey wethers (mpp).

RCHM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7666.

Vis=2/7/1990 (rchm) well preserved, turf-covered cairn situated on the broad, flat summit area of white ridge at 504m od. There are distant views in every direction. The area, now generally stone-free moorland pasture, has been disturbed by peat-cutting.

FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

It is 13.5m in diam, a maximum 0.7m high with a central, ragged reed-filled pit up to 0.6m across and 0.4m deep. Spoil from this pit has been dumped around the lip. There is no trace of a kerb or ditch (fletcher).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=15/5/1983 (greeves) prehistoric cairn on the crest of white ridge within area where hay was cut in 1983. Above ngr is approximate (worksheet).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265522.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265527.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265528.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265529.

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

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265530.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265531.

Des=rchme/duchy farms report - great stannon newtake/(1990)/1:10000 map.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265532.

Des=gerrard, s. /(31/3/1998)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10257Migrated Record: FLETCHER.
SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV265522Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV265527Migrated Record:
SDV265528Migrated Record:
SDV265529Migrated Record:
SDV265530Migrated Record:
SDV265531Migrated Record:
SDV265532Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV7666Migrated Record: RCHM.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM