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HER Number:MDV4299
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Cornwood

Summary

Cairn east of the stone row on stalldon. Vis=31/3/1950 (os). A turf covered cairn, with a slight hollow in the centre. Otherwise in good condition 12.0m diameter, 0.7m high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 632 624
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/52
  • Old SAM County Ref: 461
  • Old SAM Ref: 10509

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165734.

Osa=sx66sw16.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165735.

Worth, r. H. /tda/77(1946)289/the stone rows of dartmoor, part 1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165736.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)137/cornwood 20.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV165737.

Aph=nmr sx6362/2(22/4/1976).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165738.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)83.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Cairn east of the stone row on stalldon. Vis=31/3/1950 (os). A turf covered cairn, with a slight hollow in the centre. Otherwise in good condition 12.0m diameter, 0.7m high.


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

There are two other cairns abreast the stone row north of the retaining circle, one to the east and one to the west (worth). Vis=31/8/1975 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn. Four stones of retaining circle remain. Diameter 10.9m, height 0.6m. Siting, slope. Vis=5/8/1977 (os). Diameter 12m, height 0.9m, centre has been excavated. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=indication of a stone ring/ring cairn beneath cairn (turner).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV165734Migrated Record:
SDV165735Migrated Record:
SDV165736Migrated Record:
SDV165737Aerial Photograph:
SDV165738Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments

MDV4298Related to: CAIRN in the Parish of Cornwood (Monument)
MDV4277Related to: Stone row on Stalldown (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2019 1:55PM