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HER Number:MDV28468
Name:Cist with retaining kerb on Stinger's Hill, Cornwood

Summary

A cist 1.20 metres by 0.6 metres with a close set retaining kerb circle 4 metres in diameter is situated on Stinger's Hill. This feature is not shown on any maps or surveys

Location

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
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/248
  • Pastscape: 442447
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

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

Cist not found during survey.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 442447, SX66SW96 (Website). SDV363416.

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.

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.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442447, SX66SW96. [Mapped feature: #15732 ]

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:Feb 10 2021 10:58AM