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HER Number:MDV4373
Name:Cairn on Little Hound Tor


Turf covered cairn with small hollow in centre.


Grid Reference:SX 631 899
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV239654.

Cairn on little hound tor. Vis=estimated-/-/1889 (prowse) on summit of hill. Has been dug into. Vis=8/9/1950 (os) turf covered cairn with small hollow in centre. Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments) round barrow, misshapen cairn. Os 6" 77 swvis=30/7/1976 (grinsell) and 13/2/1977 (turner) neither turner nor grinsell could find this. Vis=6/8/1982 (robinson) doe fmw visit. Vis=formerly scheduled as dv 485. Descheduled 30/3/1995 (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239655.

Prowse, a. B. /tda/22(1890)189-90/notes on the neighbourhood of taw marsh, north dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239656.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239657.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)170.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239658.

Des=robinson, r. /list of fmw visits/(19/1/1983)/in smr.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239659.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)170/dartmoor barrows.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239660.


Sources / Further Reading

SDV239654Report - Survey: AM.
SDV239655Migrated Record:
SDV239656Migrated Record:
SDV239657Migrated Record:
SDV239658Migrated Record:
SDV239659Migrated Record:
SDV239660Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 5 2015 2:38PM