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HER Number:MDV4303
Name:Cairn south of Stalldown stone alignment

Summary

Vis=30/3/1950 (os). A turf covered cairn in fair condition.8.0m diameter, 0.7m high (os). Vis=31/8/1975 (grinsell). Cairn slight hollow centre, covered with scrub. Diameter 8.2m, height 0.6m (grinsell). Vis=3/8/1977 (os). In fair condition.8m diameter, 0.6m high. Located at sx63226185 (os). Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Cairn 200m s of stalldown stone alignment (sx66sw/34).8m diameter, 1m high. Central hollow, probably a result of the grave having been opened. May be associated with terminus of alignment (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 632 618
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/56
  • Old SAM Ref: 10513

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV157218.

Vis=30/3/1950 (os). A turf covered cairn in fair condition.8.0m diameter, 0.7m high (os). Vis=31/8/1975 (grinsell). Cairn slight hollow centre, covered with scrub. Diameter 8.2m, height 0.6m (grinsell). Vis=3/8/1977 (os). In fair condition.8m diameter, 0.6m high. Located at sx63226185 (os). Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Cairn 200m s of stalldown stone alignment (sx66sw/34).8m diameter, 1m high. Central hollow, probably a result of the grave having been opened. May be associated with terminus of alignment (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157219.

Osa=sx66sw20.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157220.

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


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV157221.

Aph=raf cpe uk 2494/3051(11/3/1948).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157218Report - Survey: AM.
SDV157219Migrated Record:
SDV157220Migrated Record:
SDV157221Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8082 - Survey of the Upper Erme Valley

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2019 2:10PM