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HER Number:MDV42780
Name:Cairn north-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner

Summary

Cairn '4' (Butler) to the north-east of Glasscombe Corner stone row

Location

Grid Reference:SX 661 608
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/512
  • Old SAM Ref: 10615

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, 96-7, Map 56, Figure 56.11 (Monograph). SDV337765.

Cairn '4' at SX66186083 indicated to the north-east of 'Glasscombe Corner stone row' of about 6.0 metres diameter by 0.4 metres high which seems to have had a retaining circle.

Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Visible on aerial photograph slightly to the south of the scheduled area.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1012458 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

This cairn lies approximately 100 metres east of the north end of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner and a similar distance north-east of another cairn associated with the alignment. It is a mound of hummocky appearance, 9 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres in height with no trace of a retaining kerb.

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. 96-7, Map 56, Figure 56.11.
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital.
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1012458.

Associated Monuments

MDV28478Related to: Cairn south-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV28479Related to: Cairn south-east of the stone alignment south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV5661Related to: Stone row south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV49561Related to: Terminal cairn of stone row south-west of Glasscombe Corner, Ugborough (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 23 2021 12:46PM