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HER Number:MDV3507
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Shaugh Prior

Summary

A doubtful cairn; a neat cone shape of heather covered stones and soil 3.1m diam and 1.3m high. Vis=7/5/1976 (grinsell). Cairn, high for diameter; beside enclosed hut circles group and may not be sepulchral. Diam.4.5m, height 1.0m. Vis=20/6/1977 (os). There is little doubt that this is modern. Vis=not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 578 658
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/182

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Modern - 1751 AD to 2013 AD (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV153732.

A doubtful cairn; a neat cone shape of heather covered stones and soil 3.1m diam and 1.3m high. Vis=7/5/1976 (grinsell). Cairn, high for diameter; beside enclosed hut circles group and may not be sepulchral. Diam.4.5m, height 1.0m. Vis=20/6/1977 (os). There is little doubt that this is modern. Vis=not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV153733.

Osa=sx56ne65/photograph.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV153734.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978) p.163.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM