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HER Number:MDV28479
Name:Cairn south-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough

Summary

Cairn '2' (Butler) the northern of two cairns to the south east of the north-eastern end of Glacccombe Corner stone row

Location

Grid Reference:SX 661 607
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE139
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/498
  • Old SAM Ref: 10616
  • Pastscape: 442156

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 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. Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Diam 7m, height 0.4m (am). Vis=-/7/1963 (ancient monuments) there is a cairn to the e of stone row sx66se-05 at its lower end, possibly this site (am 523 document).

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

Cairn '2' at SX 66116076 to the 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.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 442156, SX66SE139 (Website). SDV363416.

At SX 66116077 a cairn of 7.0 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high. (1)

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: #128756 ]
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442156, SX66SE139.
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)
MDV28478Related 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 12:49PM