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HER Number:MDV3988
Name:Cairn south-east of Nattor

Summary

One of two cairns north of gutter tor. Ruined cairn, one with cist exposed. On moorland. Diam.9.14m.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 573 671
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/9
  • Old SAM County Ref: 575
  • Old SAM Ref: 10582

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=29/7/1972 (grinsell) mutilated cairn just s. Of road. Diam 20.0m, height 1.0m.


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

Vis=30/5/1950 (os) remains of large cairn, approx 19.5m diameter. Badly mutilated.


Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260511.

Previously identified wrongly as a hut circle. Almost destroyed by road works in 1925. Os 6" cxii se (ancient monuments). One of two cairns north of gutter tor. Ruined cairn, one with cist exposed. On moorland. Diam.9.14m.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260516.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV260517.

Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) diam 20m, height 1m (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260518.

Osa=sx56ne36.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260519.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)166.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV260520.

Aph=raf/cpe/uk/2494 4131 march 1948.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV260521.

Aph=raf/106g/uk 1190(2/2/1946).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV260511Migrated Record: Ancient Monuments.
SDV260516Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV260517Report - Survey: AM.
SDV260518Migrated Record:
SDV260519Migrated Record:
SDV260520Aerial Photograph:
SDV260521Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 3:56PM