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HER Number:MDV3136
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Harford

Summary

Cairn on weatherdon hill. Vis=24/3/1950 (os) this barrow has been badly mutilated; accurate measurement impossible. Diameter approx 20.0m, 1.75m high. Vis=23/6/1973 (grinsell, l. V. ). Mutilated cairn. Diameter 24m, height 1.8m. Siting hillspur. Vis=-/3/1976 (hankin, c. F. ). A pile of medium sized stones. No sign of excavation, but the whole has been very much disturbed. The centre is not hollow. Approx diameter 15m - 20m, height 1.80m. Vis=large cairn visible from 1976 nmr ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Cairn consisting of a mound of stones built upon a base of stone and earth, the circumference of which projects beyond the stones. Diameter 20m, height 1.5m (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 651 589
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/221
  • Old SAM Ref: 10534

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). SDV166619.

Cairn on weatherdon hill. Vis=24/3/1950 (os) this barrow has been badly mutilated; accurate measurement impossible. Diameter approx 20.0m, 1.75m high. Vis=23/6/1973 (grinsell, l. V. ). Mutilated cairn. Diameter 24m, height 1.8m. Siting hillspur. Vis=-/3/1976 (hankin, c. F. ). A pile of medium sized stones. No sign of excavation, but the whole has been very much disturbed. The centre is not hollow. Approx diameter 15m - 20m, height 1.80m. Vis=large cairn visible from 1976 nmr ap (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Cairn consisting of a mound of stones built upon a base of stone and earth, the circumference of which projects beyond the stones. Diameter 20m, height 1.5m (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166620.

Osa=sx65ne23.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166621.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)140.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV166622.

Des=parish checklist/harford.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV166623.

Aph=nmr sx6558/2/240-244(22/4/1976).


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV166624.

Aph=nmr sx6558/3/245-246(22/4/1976).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166619Report - Survey: AM.
SDV166620Migrated Record:
SDV166621Migrated Record:
SDV166622Migrated Record:
SDV166623Aerial Photograph:
SDV166624Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 3:48PM