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HER Number:MDV28468
Name:Alleged cist on Stinger's Hill, Cornwood


A cist 1.20 metres by 0.6 metres with a close set retaining kerb circle 4 metres in diameter situated on Stinger's Hill was apparently recorded by Worth. This feature is unconfirmed; could not be found during survey work.


Grid Reference:SX 633 649
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and structural remains of a prehistoric cist with a close set retaining kerb circle situated on Stinger's Hill opposite Erme Pound

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SW96
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 442447
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/248
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 136 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Robinson, R., 1980, Cist west of stone row (Article in Serial). SDV163273.

At SX 63376494 a cist 1.20 metres by 0.60 metres with a close set retaining kerb circle 4.0 metres in diameter is situated on Stinger's Hill opposite Erme Pound. This could be the cist mentioned by R.H.Worth.

Newman, P., 2018, Erme Valley PAL survey work excel spreadsheet (Un-published). SDV361734.

Cist not found during survey.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV163273Article in Serial: Robinson, R.. 1980. Cist west of stone row. Devon Archaeological Society Newsletter. 15.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 136.
SDV361734Un-published: Newman, P.. 2018. Erme Valley PAL survey work excel spreadsheet. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4366Related to: Cairn adjacent to the Stall Moor stone row, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2022 11:56AM