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HER Number:MDV28481
Name:Cairn above the south-west bank of the East Glaze Brook, Ugborough

Summary

Eastern of two cairns above the south-west bank of the East Glaze Brook

Location

Grid Reference:SX 664 613
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SE137
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/496
  • Old SAM Ref: 10567
  • Pastscape: 442154

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC (Between))

Full description

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

Site visited in June 1976. Cairn found on hill slope measuring 6.5 metres diameter, height 0.5 metres.

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

Not recorded on aerial photograph.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 93, Map 56 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn at SX66496130 of 6.0 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high is a chracterless ragged-topped mound in the East Glaze valley.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Visible on aerial photograph.

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 442154, SX66SE137 (Website). SDV363416.

At SX 66456132 cairn on hill slope found in 1976. Diameter 6.5 metres, height 0.5 metres.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Not shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1013027 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This cairn lies on a spur above the south-west bank of the East Glaze Brook. It consists of a grassy mound 0.5 metres in height with traces of a retaining kerb giving a total diameter of 8.5 metres. It lies circa 100 metres from another cairn on the same flattish area on the 330 metres contour and a few hundred metres from the stone alignments and cairns near Glasscombe Upper Plantation.

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. 93, Map 56.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital).
SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 442154, SX66SE137.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1013027. [Mapped feature: #86082 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV5664Related to: Cairn above the south-west bank of the East Glaze Brook, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV130054Related to: Cairn north-east of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV5692Related to: Enclosure 250 metres north of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 12:25PM