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HER Number:MDV49562
Name:Cairn at south-western end of stone row at Glasscombe Corner

Summary

At sw end of stone row are the remnants of a cairn, much reduced but traceable (worth, 1967)vis=13/4/1950 (os) cairn at sw end of row could not be found (os)vis=-/7/1963 (ancient monuments)vis=24/6/1976 (grinsell) supposed remains of cairn at sw end of row now almost invisible (grinsell)vis=-/-/1990 (ancient monuments) three cairns at s end.7m -9m diam, 0.4m high, two with traces of retaining kerb (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 659 606
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 66 SE 138
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/5/2
  • Old SAM County Ref: 523
  • Old SAM Ref: 10557
  • Pastscape: 442155

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV169841.

vis=-/7/1963 (ancient monuments)vis=
vis=-/-/1990 (ancient monuments) three cairns at s end.7m -9m diam, 0.4m high, two with traces of retaining kerb (am).

Worth, R. H., 1946, The Stone Rows of Dartmoor. Part 1 (Article in Serial). SDV251172.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66SE138 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV169844.

(13/04/1950) Cairn at south-western end of row could not be found (see card SX66SE49).

Worth, R. H., 1967, Worth's Dartmoor, 235 (Monograph). SDV337618.

At south-western end of stone row are the remnants of a cairn, much reduced but traceable.

Grinsell, L. V., 1978, Dartmoor Barrows, 171 (Article in Serial). SDV273224.

SX 6600 6066 (24/06/1976) Supposed remains of cairn at south-western end of row now almost invisible.

Various, 2018-2020, PALs Condition Recording forms, UG37 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited in 2017 prior to this project starting; not revisited. Condition assessed as very good.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV169841Report - Survey: AM.
SDV169844Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66SE138. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV251172Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1946. The Stone Rows of Dartmoor. Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 78. A5 Hardback.
SDV273224Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1978. Dartmoor Barrows. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 36. A5 Paperback. 171.
SDV337618Monograph: Worth, R. H.. 1967. Worth's Dartmoor. Worth's Dartmoor. A5 Hardback. 235.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2020. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. UG37.

Associated Monuments

MDV5676Related to: Cairn north of Glasscombe Ball, Ugborough (Monument)
MDV5661Related to: Stone row south-west of Glasscombe Corner (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2020 11:07AM