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HER Number:MDV49460
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Walkhampton


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


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


Vis=estimated -/-/1992 (gerrard) cairn with encircling kerb at ene end of alignment. Mound diam 6.8m, 0.4m high. Kerb includes 15 orthostats, diam 9m. Slight central hollow 4m square by 0.3m deep in mound (mpp).

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).

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.


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.


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.


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

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

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. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM