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HER Number:MDV27852
Name:CLEARANCE CAIRN in the Parish of Chagford


Hut circle visible (rchm app 1985).


Grid Reference:SX 674 845
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/269

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217242.

Hut circle visible (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV217245.

Aph=raf cpe uk 1995/2361(13/4/1947).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217246.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217247.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(6/1/1990)/rchme field investigation.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV217248.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/2002)/mpp alternative action report.

National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

Vis=6/1/1990 (rchme) sx67418451. Situated on a slight terrace above the right bank of metherall brook. It consists of a stoney cairn, which measures 7.2m n-s by 5.5m e-w, with an amorphous off-centre hollow. It is not a hut circle and is almost certainly a stone clearance cairn associated with the extensive clearance activity in yardworthy newtake (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV217242Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV217245Aerial Photograph:
SDV217246Migrated Record:
SDV217247Migrated Record:
SDV217248Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM