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HER Number:MDV4279
Name:Unlikely cairn in Dendles Wood, Cornwood

Summary

Recorded by the Ordnance Survey in 1952 as a prehistoric cairn, later assessment in 1979 concluded this is a natural deposit of boulders.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 616 619
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/36
  • Old SAM Ref: sx66sw36

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NATURAL FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • (Former Type) CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1952/1979, SX66SW36 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV165469.

(16/02/1952) Cairn A SX 6162 6197.
(14/07/1979). The published mound is a natural deposit of boulders.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165469Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1952/1979. SX66SW36. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. [Mapped feature: #25612 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 23 2021 11:04AM