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HER Number:MDV28478
Name:Cairn south-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough

Summary

Cairn '3' (Butler) the southern of two cairns to the south-east of the north-eastern end of Glasscombe Corner stone row.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 660 607
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE140
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/499
  • Old SAM Ref: 10616
  • Pastscape: 442157

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 171 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Cairn found June 1973. Diameter 7.0 metres height 0.3 metres.

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

Not recorded on aerial photographs.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 96-7, Map 56, Figure 56.11 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn '3' at SX 66106074 the southern of two cairns to the south-east of 'Glasscombe Corner stone rows'of about 6.0 metres diameter by 0.4 metres high.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Visible on aerial photograph slightly to the south-west of the scheduled area.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, UG38 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited in 2017 prior to this project starting; not revisited. Condition assessed as very good.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 442157, SX66SE140 (Website). SDV363416.

A cairn with a diameter of 7 metres and a height of 0.3 metres.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1012465 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

These two cairns lie 15 metres south-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Ball, towards its lower, northern end. Both are mounds of hummocky appearance covered by turf and bilberry bushes and are 7 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres in height, with traces of retaining kerbs.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 171.
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. 96-7, Map 56, Figure 56.11.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital. [Mapped feature: #128757 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UG38.
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442157, SX66SE140.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1012465.

Associated Monuments

MDV42780Related to: Cairn north-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner (Monument)
MDV28479Related to: Cairn south-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV5661Related to: Stone row south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV49561Related to: Terminal cairn of stone row south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 12:52PM