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HER Number:MDV4367
Name:Possible cist at Yealm Steps, Cornwood


Falcon (1905) records the 'fragmentary remains of two cists' at Yealm steps, south-east of the pounds.
Probably a duplication of the cists associated with Ranny Brook Settlement.


Grid Reference:SX 617 637
Map Sheet:SX66SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishCornwood
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCORNWOOD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66SW120
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1409014
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SW/105

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIST? (Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Falcon, T. A., 1905, Dartmoor: A Note on Graves, 458 (Article in Serial). SDV255372.

Yealm Steps, south east of pounds are the fragmentary remains of two cists.

Gerrard, S., 1993-2010, Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report (Report - non-specific). SDV145710.

(-/-/2002) Probably a duplication of the cists associated with Ranny Brook Settlement.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV145710Report - non-specific: Gerrard, S.. 1993-2010. Monument Protection Programme Alternative Action Report. English Heritage. Unknown.
SDV255372Article in Serial: Falcon, T. A.. 1905. Dartmoor: A Note on Graves. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 37. Paperback Volume. 458. [Mapped feature: #26170 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4272Related to: Cist 430 metres east-south-east of Yealm Steps, Cornwood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2023 1:58PM