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HER Number:MDV4280
Name:Unlikely cairn in Dendles Wood, Cornwood


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


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/37

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • (Former Type) CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

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

(16/02/1952) Cairn B SX 6164 6198.
(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: #25617 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4278Related to: Unlikely cairns in Dendles Wood, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2022 12:49PM