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HER Number:MDV20917
Name:Large cairn 410 metres east-north-east of the Grey Wethers Stone Circles

Summary

Vis=15/5/1983 (greeves) large circular prehistoric cairn east of grey wethers. It is visible on the ridge from the stone circle. Possible stony ring bank with central cairn mound or ring. A small conventional cairn lies adjacent to it on its ne side. Possibly to be identified with sx68sw/26. Above ngr approximate (worksheet).

Location

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/103
  • Old SAM Ref: 28680
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=9/9/1997 (gerrard, s. ) a ring cairn lying 420m ene of the grey wethers stone circles (mpp).


FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

Sx64268330. A low turf-covered stony mound, now disturbed and mutilated, is 16m in diam and a max 0.6m high. There are traces of a turf-covered rim - possibly a kerb - up to 0.9m wide and 0.2m high on the w side. A granite slab on the n side, which may be a surviving kerb stone, is 0.7m high, 0.4m wide and 0.3m thick. There is no evidence of an excavation pit (fletcher).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Vis=15/5/1983 (greeves) large circular prehistoric cairn east of grey wethers. It is visible on the ridge from the stone circle. Possible stony ring bank with central cairn mound or ring. A small conventional cairn lies adjacent to it on its ne side. Possibly to be identified with sx68sw/26. Above ngr approximate (worksheet).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265574.

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


RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV265575.

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). SDV265579.

Des=worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265580.

Nmr=sx68sw68.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265581.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265582.

Des=mpp/144194.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV265583.

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:
SDV265574Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV265575Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV265579Migrated Record:
SDV265580Migrated Record:
SDV265581Migrated Record:
SDV265582Migrated Record:
SDV265583Migrated 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: #82949 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV6766Related to: BARROW in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV6806Related to: Cairn lying 280 metres east of the Grey Wethers stone circles (Monument)
MDV20909Related to: Small cairn 430 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 10 2015 2:53PM