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HER Number:MDV3126
Name:Cairn near the summit of Western Beacon

Summary

Cairn is hollow in centre, otherwise in fair condition. Diameter 16.0m, height 1.7m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 654 577
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/211
  • Old SAM Ref: 10609

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV165214.

Cairn. Vis=27/3/1950 (os) hollow in centre, otherwise in fair condition. Diameter 16.0m, height 1.7m. Vis=22/6/1973 (grinsell, l. V. ). Almost on harford boundary. Cairn with hollow centre. Diameter 20m, height 1.8m. Vis=medium sized cairn visible on 1969 nmr ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Diameter 22ml; height 1.7m.(am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165215.

Osa=sx65ne35.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165216.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)172.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV165217.

Aph=nmr sx6557/2/7-9(12/4/1969).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165214Report - Survey: AM.
SDV165215Migrated Record:
SDV165216Migrated Record:
SDV165217Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV3114Related to: Boundary stone 190 metres north of cairn at Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV3113Related to: Boundary stone 90 metres north of cairn at Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV3111Related to: Boundary stone at top of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV3110Related to: Boundary stone at Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV3112Related to: Boundary stone north of cairn at Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV42777Related to: Cairn on the southern brow of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV25000Related to: Cairn on the south-western brow of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV3125Related to: Cairn on the south-western brow of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV3123Related to: Ring Cairn north of Western Beacon (Monument)
MDV25001Related to: Small cairn on the south-western brow of Western Beacon (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 3:46PM