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HER Number:MDV28541
Name:Alleged cairn; duplicate record of MDV5633


Cairn recorded here by Grinsell in 1976. Not located since and believed to be a duplicate of MDV5633.


Grid Reference:SX 583 634
Map Sheet:SX56SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56SE146
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 439525
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SE/335

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NON ANTIQUITY (Undated)
  • (Former Type) CAIRN (Constructed, Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Griffith, F. M., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV8774.

Crf:sx56se/20. This may or may not be the same site (fmg).

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 164 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

(May 1976) SX 58326347 Cairn dug into from the south-east, diameter 8m by height 0.6m.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX56SE146 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV143257.

(18/08/1980) This cairn could not be located in the vicinity of the NGR indicated but very close to this point a leat has been constructed within the last three years. The leat and its upcast are together at least 15.0m. wide.

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

Not recorded.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2010, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

This is probably the same site as SMR record SX56SE/83. Site visited 01-JAN-1997 to 31-MAR-1997 and assessed for scheduling. It was not scheduled as it could not be located on this visit.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV143257Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX56SE146. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2010. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #15777 ]
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 164.
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.
SDV8774Migrated Record: Griffith, F. M..

Associated Monuments

MDV5633Related to: Cairn north of Cholwichtown Clay Works, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV2422Related to: Round barrow south-south-east of Great Trowlesworthy Tor, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 24 2021 11:51AM