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HER Number:MDV42317
Name:Cairn on Brent Fore Hill


Cairn approximately 100 metres north-west of the summit of Brent Fore Hill. Small, heather-covered mound 5.0 metres in diameter and up to 0.5 metres high with a hollow in the centre leading in from the west.


Grid Reference:SX 662 621
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/511
  • Old SAM Ref: 10575

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Richards, A. F., 2013, Cairn/barrow on Brent Fore Hill, near summit (Personal Comment). SDV350978.

This record may relate to the same feature noted in MDV13281. The descriptions of the cairn are similar and the other record has not been accurately located.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

This cairn lies approximately 100m north-west of the summit of Brent Fore Hill, slightly to the north-east of the summit ridge. It is a small heather-covered mound 5m in diameter and up to 0.5m in height with a hollow in the centre leading in from the west side.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91399 ]
SDV350978Personal Comment: Richards, A. F.. 2013. Cairn/barrow on Brent Fore Hill, near summit. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV13281Related to: Cairn on Brent Fore Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:20AM