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HER Number:MDV3309
Name:Cairn 600 metres south-east of Hare Tor, Peter Tavy

Summary

Vis=20/7/1950(os) turf covered, hollow in centre; remains of a possible retaining circle surround the cairn. Diam 7.2m, height 0.7m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 554 837
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Cairn 600 metres south-east of Hare Tor, Peter Tavy

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/13
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230965.

Not visible raf verticals (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230966.

Osa=sx58se4.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230967.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230968.

Nmr=sx58se4.


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

Vis=20/7/1950(os) turf covered, hollow in centre; remains of a possible retaining circle surround the cairn. Diam 7.2m, height 0.7m.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Cairn is depicted on the modern mapping, but slightly to the south-west of the actual location (aerial photographs (2015) and lidar data confirm accurate site).


Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Cairn is visible on the aerial photography.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230965Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV230966Migrated Record:
SDV230967Migrated Record:
SDV230968Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #87649 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 25 2019 12:45PM