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HER Number:MDV25383
Name:Clearance Cairn south of Brent Hill, South Brent


Clearance cairn visible on aerial photograhs to the south of Brent Hill


Grid Reference:SX 704 616
Map Sheet:SX76SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SW/112

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (XX - 1950 AD to 1980 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1980, NMR SF1743, 11-14 (Aerial Photograph). SDV161746.

Photograph taken on 9th April 1980.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Possible clearance cairn, certainly a pile of stones. Visible on 1980 aerial photograph.

Robinson, R., 1987, Brent Hill Clearance Cairn (Personal Comment). SDV167912.

Site visited on 23rd January 1987. This is a recent clearance cairn created circa 1980.

Bennett, R., 2009, Airborne Remote Sensing Analysis - Brent Hill, Appendix 3, Page 36 (Report - Survey). SDV359640.

Mound noted to be a cairn probably of modern origin.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Cairn visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV161746Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. NMR SF1743. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 11-14.
SDV167912Personal Comment: Robinson, R.. 1987. Brent Hill Clearance Cairn.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor). Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85018 ]
SDV359640Report - Survey: Bennett, R.. 2009. Airborne Remote Sensing Analysis - Brent Hill. Appendix 3, Page 36.

Associated Monuments

MDV7957Related to: Hillfort on Brent Hill, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2019 1:34PM