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HER Number:MDV3739
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Walkhampton


Vis=5/6/1950 (os) turf covered with hollowed centre. Diam 8.5m, height 0.60m.


Grid Reference:SX 575 716
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/14
  • Old SAM County Ref: 302
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24106
  • Old SAM Ref: 22297

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description


Vis=(gerrard, s. ) at sx57557164. A round cairn 240m se of black tor (mpp).

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

Vis=5/6/1950 (os) turf covered with hollowed centre. Diam 8.5m, height 0.60m.

GRINSELL + MERCER, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV272201.

Vis=25/4/1973 (grinsell + mercer) cairn, diameter 8.0m, height 0.6m, hollow towards centre.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272203.

Visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV272204.

Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (ancient monuments) cairn 20m s of double alignment (sx57se/52).8.4m diam, 0.9m high, flat topped mound. Kerb visible around e edge, surviving elsewhere as buried feature. Central hollow (am).

1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272205.

Cairn marked on os 6" (1906) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272207.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272208.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)174.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272209.

Rowe, s. /perambulation of the forest of dartmoor/(1896)191.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272210.

Des=os survey drawing in parish file/(1982).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV272211.

Aph=raf cpe uk 2149/4438(11/7/1947).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272212.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272213.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272214.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeology/9(1999)13;figs 6-7/har tor stone rows and cairns.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272215.

Des=os 6"(1906)106se.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV272201Report - Survey: GRINSELL + MERCER.
SDV272203Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV272204Report - Survey: AM.
SDV272205Migrated Record: 1906.
SDV272207Migrated Record:
SDV272208Migrated Record:
SDV272209Migrated Record:
SDV272210Migrated Record:
SDV272211Aerial Photograph:
SDV272212Migrated Record:
SDV272213Migrated Record:
SDV272214Migrated Record:
SDV272215Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7517 - Survey of Hart Tor tin works
  • EDV7526 - Survey of Hart Tor Stone Rows and Cairns

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM