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HER Number:MDV28581
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Cornwood

Summary

Cairn on summit of henlake down. Vis=6/5/1986 (griffith + robinson). A low cairn visible on the summit se of the trig point. Diameter circa 7m, height 0.15m. Appears to be a heavily robbed cairn of small stone; could be a less heavily robbed ring cairn, but rather small for this.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 630 572
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Walling and earthworks of Bronze Age hut circles and cairns, along with cultivation ridges and a medieval or later sub-rectangular enclosure on Henlake Down
  • SHINE: Walling and earthworks of Bronze Age hut circles and cairns, along with cultivation ridges and a medieval or later sub-rectangular enclosure on Henlake Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/173
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

GRIFFITH + ROBINSON, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV117914.

Cairn on summit of henlake down. Vis=6/5/1986 (griffith + robinson). A low cairn visible on the summit se of the trig point. Diameter circa 7m, height 0.15m. Appears to be a heavily robbed cairn of small stone; could be a less heavily robbed ring cairn, but rather small for this.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV143283.

Des=griffith, f. M. /as above(7/5/1986).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV117914Report - Survey: GRIFFITH + ROBINSON.
SDV143283Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV126823Related to: Field system on Henlake Down, Cornwood (Monument)
MDV28582Related to: Hut circle settlement on Henlake Down (Monument)
MDV119777Related to: Possible cultivation ridges on Henlake Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2019 2:39PM