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HER Number:MDV49460
Name:Cairn at end of stone row, Hart Tor

Summary

Cairn at the eastern end of the double stone row, Hart Tor. Cairn with encircling kerb at east-north-east end of alignment. Mound measures 6.8 metres in diameter, 0.4 metres high. Kerb includes 15 orthostats, diameter 9 metres. Slight central hollow 4 metres square by 0.3 metres deep in mound.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 717
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/52/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 302
  • Old SAM Ref Revised: 24106
  • Old SAM Ref: 22297

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=25/4/1973 (grinsell + mercer) cairn. Hollow towards centre. Diam 9.5m, height 0.6m. Sw of hart tor (grinsell).

8.7M DIAM, 0.4M HIGH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233783.

Cairn (8.7m diam, 0.4m high) at e end of harter tor n row.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV233786.

Vis=8/6/1950 (os) cairn with retaining circle at e end of double stone row. Cairn very nearly coincides with internal circumference of circle. Cairn is turf covered with hollow in centre (osa).

1906, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233792.

Cairns marked on os 6" (1906) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233794.

Osa=sx57se32.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233795.

Worth, r. H. /tda/73(1941)233 fig 4.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233796.

Worth, r. N. /tda/24/(1892)396-8.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233797.

Worth, r. N. /tda/78(1946)295.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233798.

Spence-bate, c. /tda/4(1871).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233799.

Rowe, s. /perambulations of dartmoor/(1848)205-6.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233800.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)174/walkhampton 12.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233801.

Wilkinson, j. G. /jbaa/18(1862)36-37 pl 1.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233802.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)54 78/f12.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233803.

Des=mpp/130687.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233804.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeology/9(1999)11;figs 4-5/hart tor stone rows and cairns.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233805.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeology. Interim report for 1997/(1999)22.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233806.

Des=mpp/15233.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=8/7/1977 (os) account on card (osa).

Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Not visible on raf/nmr ap's (rchm app 1985). De=encircled cairn. Ring of orthostats 8.7m diam around cairn 6.8m diam and 0.5m high. Disturbed (turner).

WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=-/-/1891 (worth) 10 out of 14 stones in retaining circle are standing (worth).

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

(1992) Cairn with encircling kerb at east-north-east end of alignment. Mound measures 6.8 metres in diameter, 0.4 metres high. Kerb includes 15 orthostats, diameter 9 metres. Slight central hollow 4 metres square by 0.3 metres deep in mound.Cairn with encircling kerb at east-north-east end of alignment. Mound measures 6.8 metres in diameter, 0.4 metres high. Kerb includes 15 orthostats, diameter 9 metres. Slight central hollow 4 metres square by 0.3 metres deep in mound.

Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC, 2015-2017, 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV361462.

Clearly visible.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-96 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 01/12/2019. Overall condition very good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-96 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 290° showing grass/moss/heather covering.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV233783Migrated Record: 8.7M DIAM, 0.4M HIGH.
SDV233786Report - Survey: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division.
SDV233792Migrated Record: 1906.
SDV233794Migrated Record:
SDV233795Migrated Record:
SDV233796Migrated Record:
SDV233797Migrated Record:
SDV233798Migrated Record:
SDV233799Migrated Record:
SDV233800Migrated Record:
SDV233801Migrated Record:
SDV233802Migrated Record:
SDV233803Migrated Record:
SDV233804Migrated Record:
SDV233805Migrated Record:
SDV233806Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV361462Aerial Photograph: Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. 2015-2017. 2015-2017 Aerial Photographs. Bluesky International Ltd/Getmapping PLC. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #123091 ]
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-96.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-96.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7517 - Survey of Har Tor tin works
  • EDV7526 - Survey of Har Tor Stone Rows and Cairns

Date Last Edited:Dec 12 2019 10:03AM