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HER Number:MDV46976
Name:Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor


Originally identified as another hut circle, this feature was surveyed in 2003 and recorded as one of a group of clearance cairns.


Grid Reference:SX 555 777
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/120
  • Old SAM Ref: 20374

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ancient Monuments, 1990, Huts on Langstone Moor (Schedule Document). SDV279301.

Stone hut circle of rubble bank walling. Interior is oval in plan, 2.7 metres by 1.5 metres; walls 1 metre wide, 0.3 metres high.

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, figs 2, 9 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Shown as a clearance cairn on the English Heritage 1:1000 survey of 2003.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Mastermap shows a large circular feature near this location; rather too large.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. figs 2, 9. [Mapped feature: #92844 ]
SDV279301Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1990. Huts on Langstone Moor. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4219Part of: Langstone Moor hut circle settlement, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV46977Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV46978Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV69522Related to: Hut 6 south-west of enclosure on Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2017 10:36AM