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HER Number:MDV29188
Name:Cairn, Sidmouth


A ring cairn, 19m in diameter.


Grid Reference:SY 108 888
Map Sheet:SY18NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDMOUTH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stones of a circular prehistoric burial Cairn on Bulverton Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY18NW/132
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

HUTCHINSON, CITED BY GRINSELL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130343.

Cairn obscured by vegetation. Hutchinson no 6 (hutchinson, cited by grinsell).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130345.

Hutchinson, p. O. /the sidmouth guide/(1926)8.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130346.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/41(1983)42.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130347.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130348.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)38/ring cairns, stone circles and related monuments on dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV130349.

Des=ea/(2003)/east devon heathlands archaeological survey/report no.03.26/in smr.

Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Turner refers to this site as a ring cairn, with stone ring 19m in diameter (turner).

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 21, Part 1; 155, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 417 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

SMR record a ring cairn 19m diameter. The area lies to the east of the survey area.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 1894 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Cairn or ring cairn 19m diameter.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 21, Part 1; 155, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 417.
SDV130345Migrated Record:
SDV130346Migrated Record:
SDV130347Migrated Record:
SDV130348Migrated Record:
SDV130349Migrated Record:
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 1894.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 16 2018 12:53PM