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HER Number:MDV42373
Name:Cairn north-east of Harford Moor Gate, Harford

Summary

Cairn '9' (Butler) to the north-east of Moorgate

Location

Grid Reference:SX 645 597
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHarford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHARFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/190
  • Old SAM Ref: 10618

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East, 30-32, Map 53, figure 53.9 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn '9' at SX64545974 of 6.5 metres by 0.3 metres high has a setting of stones at the foot of the cairn.

GetMapping, 1999 - 2000, Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345751.

This cairn can be seen on the aerial photography at this location (matches Mastermap), but not on any of the other versions available to view in-house.

Ordnance Survey, 2021, MasterMap 2021 (Cartographic). SDV364015.

Cairn shown on the modern mapping.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 102462 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This cairn, one of two north-east of Harford Moor Gate, is 7.5 metres in diameter and 0.4 metre in height, it is turf-covered and has traces of a retaining kerb. (Scheduled polygon to the north-west of this feature).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337765Monograph: Butler, J.. 1993. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Four - The South-East. Four. Paperback Volume. 30-32, Map 53, figure 53.9.
SDV345751Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 1999 - 2000. Dartmoor 1999-2000 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV364015Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap 2021. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #91411 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 102462.

Associated Monuments

MDV13483Related to: Cairn 230 meters north of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV27912Related to: Cairn at east end of Bullaven Reave, Harford (Monument)
MDV130037Related to: Cairn at south end of stone row, Harford (Monument)
MDV130029Related to: Cairn north of the Bullaven Reave south-west of Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV130030Related to: Cairn north of the Bullaven Reave south-west of Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV13092Related to: Cairn north-east of Moorgate, Harford (Monument)
MDV130031Related to: Cairn on Lower Piles to the north of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV130032Related to: Cairn on Lower Piles to the north of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV130033Related to: Cairn on Lower Piles to the north of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV130034Related to: Cairn on Lower Piles to the north of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV13094Related to: Cairn on Lower Piles, near the valley of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV130028Related to: Cairn on the Bullaven Reave south-west of Piles Hill, Harford (Monument)
MDV130016Related to: Cairn on the Bullaven Reave, Harford (Monument)
MDV4305Related to: Cairn south-east of Lower Piles, Harford (Monument)
MDV13091Related to: Cairn to north of Butter Brook, Harford (Monument)
MDV4256Related to: Cairn with a cist and retaining kerb south-east of Lower Piles, Harford (Monument)
MDV25312Related to: Field system east of Harford (Monument)
MDV130027Related to: Mounds on the Bullaven Reave, Harford (Monument)
MDV16515Related to: Possible cairn south of the Bullaven Reave, Harford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 20 2021 10:57AM