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HER Number:MDV4963
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Walkhampton

Summary

Group of 8 cairns on sw slope of raddick hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 575 708
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/85
  • Old SAM Ref: 22292

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148.

Group of 8 cairns on sw slope of raddick hill.22/8/1977 (os) all 8 are within one hectare. Turf and heather covered. Diameters vary 2.7 - 7.0m, heights 0.3 - 0.7m. No signs of kerbing. Possibly ritual monuments associated with nearby bronze age settlements. Possibly field clearance, though no enclosure walls are now visible in the peat (os).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV276924.

Not visible on 1946 raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV276925.

Osa=sx57se88.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV276926.

Des=os survey drawing in parish file/(1982).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148Migrated Record:
SDV276924Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV276925Migrated Record:
SDV276926Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM