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HER Number:MDV3304
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Peter Tavy

Summary

Vis=6/7/1905 (anderson) the cairn has stone boundary circle. Trace of cremation about 500-800mm below natural surface. There was a great quantity of large pieces of charcoal, some ash, and what might be human cinder dust. No pottery and no kistvaen.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 552 836
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/10

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

IN GRINSELL, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV231011.

Vis=-/8/1975 (turner) cairn with retaining circle, found and excavated by anderson, charcoal, ash, and "what. Might probably be human cinder dust" below natural surface in or near centre. Diam 3.3m, height 0.4m (in grinsell).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231012.

Not visible on raf verticals (rchm app 1985).


NMR, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV231013.

Vis=2/7/1980 (os) could not be located. It may be the mutilated cairn sx58se/13 (nmr, citing os).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231014.

Osa=sx58se2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231015.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)160.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231016.

Anderson, i. K. /tda/38(1906)57-8.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV231017.

Nmr=sx58se4.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=20/7/1950 (os) no trace could be found of this cairn in or near the position shown by worth.


ANDERSON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV252287.

Vis=6/7/1905 (anderson) the cairn has stone boundary circle. Trace of cremation about 500-800mm below natural surface. There was a great quantity of large pieces of charcoal, some ash, and what might be human cinder dust. No pottery and no kistvaen.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV231011Report - Survey: IN GRINSELL.
SDV231012Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV231013Report - Survey: NMR, CITING OS.
SDV231014Migrated Record:
SDV231015Migrated Record:
SDV231016Migrated Record:
SDV231017Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV252287Migrated Record: ANDERSON.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 3:50PM