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HER Number:MDV26795
Name:Cairnfield west of Bell Tor

Summary

Cairnfield visible on aerial photograph to the west of Bell Tor which may be Prehistoric or Medieval clearance cairns

Location

Grid Reference:SX 727 778
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Cairnfield visible on aerial photograph to the west of Bell Tor which may be Prehistoric or Medieval clearance cairns

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/153
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRNFIELD (Early Bronze Age to XV - 2200 BC to 1500 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 1980, NMR 1746, 296 (Aerial Photograph). SDV345449.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, SX77NW (Cartographic). SDV345445.

Cairnfield visible.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

Cairnfield east of Bell Tor was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 2004.
. Other details: Number 25.


Gerrard, S., 2006, Dartmoor Nationally Important Sites (Cartographic). SDV345607.


Richards, A., 2010, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV345694.

The Grid Reference given by Gerrard is to the west of Bell Tor.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.
SDV345445Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. SX77NW. Air Photographs Unit. Map (Paper).
SDV345449Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record. 1980. NMR 1746. National Monuments Record Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 296.
SDV345607Cartographic: Gerrard, S.. 2006. Dartmoor Nationally Important Sites. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #85448 ]
SDV345694Personal Comment: Richards, A.. 2010.

Associated Monuments

MDV26796Related to: Cairnfield north-west of Bell Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 20 2016 11:51AM