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HER Number:MDV33471
Name:Cairn at north end of Cantrell double stone row, Ugborough

Summary

Cairn at north end of Cantrell double stone row

Location

Grid Reference:SX 657 571
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/7/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 832
  • Old SAM Ref: 10550

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1946, The Stone Rows of Dartmoor. Part 1, 315, Number 62 (Article in Serial). SDV251172.

Cairn at north-east end of row.

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 172 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

Site visited on 22nd June 1973. Cairn with possible end-slab of cist in central hollow, giving orientation south-south-east to North-north-west. Diameter 7 metres: height 0.1 metres.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not visible on aerial photographs.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 33-4, Map 53, Figure 53.12 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn at the north end of 'Cantrell stone row' of 8.0 metres diameter with a single slab on the edge of the central hollow which may indicate one end of a cist.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

'Cairn' shown on modern mapping.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1017604 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

The cairn at the north end of the row is 7.0 metres in diameter and 0.3 metres high, with a hollow in the centre suggesting that it has been robbed in the past.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV251172Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1946. The Stone Rows of Dartmoor. Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 78. A5 Hardback. 315, Number 62.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 172.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 33-4, Map 53, Figure 53.12.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #128637 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1017604.

Associated Monuments

MDV2889Related to: Stone row 400 meters south-east of Western Beacon, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 4 2021 12:41PM