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HER Number:MDV46977
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 line of three 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/121
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/121/2
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/121/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 20375
  • Old SAM Ref: 20375
  • Old SAM Ref: 20375

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Originally described as two stone hut circles and two clearance cairns in this locality; see related records.
SX 5551 7775 given as 'the easternmost of two hut circles. Orthostatic construction. Internal diameter 2.8 metres'. Same grid reference given for: 'Two clearance cairns, 4.8 metres by 3 metres by 0.3 metres high and 3 metres by 2 metres by 0.2 metres high respectively'.

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

Shown as two clearance cairns on the English Heritage 1:1000 survey of 2003.

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.
SDV279301Schedule Document: Ancient Monuments. 1990. Huts on Langstone Moor. The Schedule of Monuments. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV46976Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV46978Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (Monument)
MDV4219Related to: Langstone Moor hut circle settlement, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV46975Related to: Possible hut circle or clearance cairn on Langstone Moor (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:Oct 11 2019 4:05PM