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HER Number:MDV46978
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/121/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 20375

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.

The westernmost of two hut circles. Rubble walls. Internal diameter 1.9 metres; walls 1.2 metres wide, 0.3 metres high. South-facing doorway.

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.

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: #92846 ]
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)
MDV46977Related to: Clearance cairn south of huts on Langstone Moor (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