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HER Number:MDV28585
Name:Possible cist or cairn near Erme Pound, Harford


Possible cist noted in 1976, although may have been a small cairn (diameter 3.7 metres and height 0.3 metres). Not located since; unconfirmed site.


Grid Reference:SX 639 655
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/185

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) CIST? (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 139 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

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

Not recorded on aerial photograph.

National Monuments Record, 2019, Pastscape, 441737, SX66NW62 (Website). SDV362732.

Cist at SX63926551 noted by Hankin in July 1976, perhaps a small cairn diameter 3.7 metres and height 0.3 metres. It is now filled in and Grinsell failed to locate it, It seems never to have been planned if it ever existed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 139.
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.
SDV362732Website: National Monuments Record. 2019. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 441737, SX66NW62.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2019 2:06PM