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HER Number:MDV3993
Name:Cairn south-east of Ringmoor Cottage


cairn b. One of two turf covered cairns. Shallow depression in centre. Os 6" cxii se. Diameter 21.5m, 1.0m high.


Grid Reference:SX 560 661
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/14
  • Old SAM County Ref: 568
  • Old SAM Ref: 10586

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=28/7/1972 (grinsell) cairn, hollow towards centre, in pasture. Diameter 21.5m, height 0.7m.

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

Vis=27/8/1950 (os) cairn b. One of two turf covered cairns. Shallow depression in centre. Os 6" cxii se. Diameter 21.5m, 1.0m high.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256906.

Vis=estimated -/-/1964 (ancient monuments) one of two round barrows on ringmoor down. Barrow b.21.3m. , approx. Height 610mm.

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256909.

Vis=7/8/1983 (robinson) doe fmw visit. Vis=cairn incorporated into field boundary of field system sx56ne/209 (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) diameter 21m, height 0.7m (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256910.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256911.

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

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV256912.

Aph=nmr sx5666/1/145(20/5/1977).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV256906Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV256909Report - Survey: AM.
SDV256910Migrated Record:
SDV256911Migrated Record:
SDV256912Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV3992Related to: Cairn south-east of Ringmoor Cottage (Monument)
MDV48901Related to: Eylesbarrow Watershed Reave (Monument)

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