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HER Number:MDV25676
Name:Cairn on Piles Hill south of Piles Hill stone row, Harford

Summary

Possible cairn on Piles Hill recorded from aerial photographs

Location

Grid Reference:SX 653 609
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of the early 20th century China Clay works at Redlake Mine and the associated railway, as well as prehistoric remains on Ugborough Moor

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/368
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1980, NMR SF1743, 76-77 (Aerial Photograph). SDV161746.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Cairn between cairns SX66SE/69 and SX66SE/36. Visible on the 1980 aerial photograph.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 64, Map 54 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Small undisturbed mound at SX65326083 of 3 metres diameter by 0.2 metres high 20 metres north of the summit cairn on Piles Hill.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2002, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

(-/-/2002) Considered under the Monument Protection Programme by previous Monument Protection Programme Advisor who did not propose it for scheduling.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Feature is visible on the modern aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2002. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown.
SDV161746Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. NMR SF1743. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 76-77.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 64, Map 54.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #127136 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5708Related to: Cairn on Piles Hill south of Piles Hill stone row, Harford (Monument)
MDV13485Related to: Mound or cairn south of Piles Hill stone row on the summit of Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV5763Related to: Summit cairn on Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV5763Related to: Summit cairn on Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV5763Related to: Summit cairn on Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV5763Related to: Summit cairn on Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 21 2021 11:54AM