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HER Number:MDV34252
Name:Cairn in north-east corner of Lower Piles

Summary

Vis=15/4/1987 (griffiths). Cairn, lower piles. Low cairn, circa 5m in diameter at northern end of lower piles newtake. To n (sx645611) to possible further cairns, much disturbed (griffiths). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments).10m diam, 1m high. Turf covered earth and stone with central hollow (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 645 610
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/60
  • Old SAM Ref: 10526
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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). SDV173368.

Vis=15/4/1987 (griffiths). Cairn, lower piles. Low cairn, circa 5m in diameter at northern end of lower piles newtake. To n (sx645611) to possible further cairns, much disturbed (griffiths). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments).10m diam, 1m high. Turf covered earth and stone with central hollow (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV173369.

Des=worksheet(griffiths 1987).


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Cairn visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV173368Report - Survey: AM.
SDV173369Migrated Record:
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88236 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV27799Related to: Field system at Lower Piles, Yadsworthy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 29 2017 12:27PM