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HER Number:MDV24
Name:Cairn to South-West of Tibbet's Lookout, Lundy

Summary

Cairn with the possible remains of a cist.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 135 462
Map Sheet:SS14NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLundy
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishLUNDY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Trust SMR: 108153
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS14NW/8
  • Old SAM County Ref: 739B
  • Old SAM Ref: 27636
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS14NW/SW26

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RING CAIRN (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1962 - 1977, SS14NW/SW26 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV319150.

Site visit: 18th May 1962. A robbed cairn 12.8 metres diameter, 0.3 metres high with 6 or 7 stones of a retaining circle remaining. Just outside them on the north side is a probable cover stone.


Gardner, K. S., 1964, Untitled Source, 32 (Article in Serial). SDV17867.


Gardner, K. S., 1968, Lundy Archaeological Investigations 1967, 41 (Article in Serial). SDV6944.

Middle Park site No. 4 interpreted as a hut site with associated with the nearby field system.


Ministry of Public Building and Works, 1969, Lundy, Settlement Sites West of Tibbett's Hill, 739B (Schedule Document). SDV344716.

Circular bank of grass with a few stones visible. Diameter 14 yards, 1 foot high.


National Trust, 1989, Lundy, Devon. Vol. One, 46 (Report - Survey). SDV1275.

On south facing slope of spur. Low circular bank with an outer rim of large stones irregularly set around the edge. Diameter approx 10 metres, maximum height 0.5 metres. Other details: 101,068.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 1998, Cairn 300m South West of Tibbett's Lookout, Lundy (Schedule Document). SDV319153.

Cairn located 300 metres south-west of Tibbett's Lookout. The carin measures 10 metres in diameter and stands 0.4 metres high at the highest point. The interior shows a despression 4.5 metres in diameter now grown over with turf. Large stones, two of which are over 1 metre long, are exposed in the depression and may be the remains of the burial cists. The capstone of the cist lies to the north-east beside the mound. Nor record of an excavation is known.


National Trust, 1998, The National Trust Sites and Monuments Record. Compressed Site Reports. Lundy. SMR Sites Nos 108151-108350, 108153 (Report - non-specific). SDV344717.


National Trust, 2002, The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide (Monograph). SDV7235.


Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1275Report - Survey: National Trust. 1989. Lundy, Devon. Vol. One. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 46.
SDV17867Article in Serial: Gardner, K. S.. 1964. Lundy Field Society Annual Report. 17. Unknown. 32.
SDV319150Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962 - 1977. SS14NW/SW26. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319153Schedule Document: Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 1998. Cairn 300m South West of Tibbett's Lookout, Lundy. The Schedule of Monuments. A4 Stapled.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84404 ]
SDV344716Schedule Document: Ministry of Public Building and Works. 1969. Lundy, Settlement Sites West of Tibbett's Hill. The Schedule of Monuments. Foolscap. 739B.
SDV344717Report - non-specific: National Trust. 1998. The National Trust Sites and Monuments Record. Compressed Site Reports. Lundy. SMR Sites Nos 108151-108350. The National Trust Sites and Monuments Record. A4 Stapled + Digital. 108153.
SDV6944Article in Serial: Gardner, K. S.. 1968. Lundy Archaeological Investigations 1967. Lundy Field Society Annual Report. 19. Unknown. 41.
SDV7235Monograph: National Trust. 2002. The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide. The Archaeology and Landscape of Lundy: A Field Guide. A5 Paperback.

Associated Monuments

MDV28Related to: Chambered Dwelling Above Jenny's Cove, Lundy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 27 2010 9:13AM