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HER Number:MDV4372
Name:Round cairn north-west of White Moor stone


The remains of a Bronze Age cairn measuring 7 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres high.


Grid Reference:SX 633 895
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX68NW5
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 443699
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/4
  • Old SAM County Ref: 482
  • Old SAM Ref: 24137

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Constructed, Bronze Age - 2200 BC (Between) to 701 BC (Between))

Full description


Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments) small cairn 64m nw of whitmoor stone, unopened

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239868.

Osa=sx68nw5. Cairn, nw of white moor stone. Vis=15/8/1950 (os) turf and heather covered, in good condition.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239869.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239871.

Des=robinson, r. /list of fmw visits/(19/1/1983)/in smr. Vis=6/8/1982 (robinson) doe fmw visit.

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 170 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

(30/07/1976) Cairn, slightly hollowed towards centre. Diameter 7.0m, height 0.6m.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 133288 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(16/11/1993) Cairn forms part of a discrete cluster of monuments including at least 4 cairns, a stone circle and standing stone. Mound measures 8.5m in diameter and stands up to 0.8m high. Slight central hollow, 1.5m in diam and 0.1m deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV239868Migrated Record:
SDV239869Migrated Record:
SDV239871Migrated Record:
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 170.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 133288.
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV4374Related to: Stone circle 330 metres south of Little Hound Tor (Monument)
MDV4391Related to: White Moor Stone (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2022 2:53PM