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HER Number:MDV3574
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Lydford, Peter Tavy

Summary

Cairn at hare tor, between the summits of hare tor and sharp tor. Vis=-/-/1905 (worth) interment pit. Vis=-/-/1937 (worth) centre dug into. Vis=19/7/1950 (os). Barrow with pit. Diameter 11.0m, height 1.4m. Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments). Vis=2/10/1979 (os). Diameter 11.8m, height 1.2m, with a hollowed centre, and some exposed stones. Occupies a false crest (os). Vis=11/9/1975 (grinsell). Crescent shaped cairn. Material from east side removed. Excavated. Diameter 10.0m, height 1.0m (grinsell). Vis=3/9/1983 (robinson) doe fmw visit. Vis=not visible raf verticals (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) round cairn. Diam 11.8m, hieght 1.4m. Partially excavated in 1905. Steep sided edges indicate presecne of a kerb (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 551 845
Map Sheet:SX58SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SE/27
  • Old SAM County Ref: 477
  • Old SAM Ref: 20339

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Bronze Age to Late Iron Age - 2200 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV235009.

Cairn at hare tor, between the summits of hare tor and sharp tor. Vis=-/-/1905 (worth) interment pit. Vis=-/-/1937 (worth) centre dug into. Vis=19/7/1950 (os). Barrow with pit. Diameter 11.0m, height 1.4m. Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments). Vis=2/10/1979 (os). Diameter 11.8m, height 1.2m, with a hollowed centre, and some exposed stones. Occupies a false crest (os). Vis=11/9/1975 (grinsell). Crescent shaped cairn. Material from east side removed. Excavated. Diameter 10.0m, height 1.0m (grinsell). Vis=3/9/1983 (robinson) doe fmw visit. Vis=not visible raf verticals (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) round cairn. Diam 11.8m, hieght 1.4m. Partially excavated in 1905. Steep sided edges indicate presecne of a kerb (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235010.

Worth, r. H. /tda/37(1905)90/24th report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235011.

Worth, r. H. /tda/69(1937)82/56th report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235012.

Osa=sx58se1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235013.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)144.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235009Report - Survey: AM.
SDV235010Migrated Record:
SDV235011Migrated Record:
SDV235012Migrated Record:
SDV235013Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM